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Verification via email to issue SSL-certificates


Verification of certificates based on an confirmation of email account ownership is the most common certificate validation mechanism used by certification authorities in case of ordering DV certificates. The purpose of validation is to ensure the authenticity of the certificate

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Attackers can exploit the vulnerability in StartSSL for issuing SSL certificates


Recently, security experts have found a serious hole in the domain verification, which was discovered in the StartSSL. The detected vulnerability allows anyone to issue SSL-certificates for any domain without confirming ownership. StartSSL – a web-based service that allows webmasters

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How to order an SSL-certificate? What is required?


Ordering of an SSL Certificate may turn to be a very simple or a very complex process. Simplicity of the the process can be achieved by preparing WHOIS records and company verification documents. Process of ordering an SSL-certificate consists of the

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.