Blog Archives

Chinese CA issued SSL-certificate for Github domain to simple user

An applicant may receive a free SSL-certificate for the base domain, if he can confirm the control of a subdomain. Chinese certification authority (CA) WoSign, specializing in the issue of free SSL-certificates, mistakenly issued certificates for basic domains Github and

Posted in Validation, Vulnerabilities Tagged with: , , , ,

How to choose an SSL certificate?

Today we get a variety of different certificates for secure websites and resources, each of them has its advantages. From this large number it is difficult to choose one that will suit a particular web resource. So, what kind of

Posted in What is an SSL-Certificate Tagged with: , , , , , ,

Symantec Certificates are now issued free of charge

Now you do not need to pay for DV (domain validated) TLS / SSL certificates (hereinafter referred to simply «TLS»). Symantec, the dominant player in the SSL market, is going to give certificates for free as part of a partnership

Posted in CA Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Security Indicators, which provide SSL-certificates

Security indicators are the important elements of the user interface that allow you to verify that the page is secure. Indicators will notify users of the following: page uses SSL encryption; Website owned by a legal company; page uses an invalid certificate; page

Posted in What is an SSL-Certificate Tagged with: , , , ,

Why is there a huge number of invalid certificates?

The spread of invalid certificates is wide enough. It is difficult to find anyone who has never encountered them. Here are some reasons that lead to such a wide spread of invalid certificates: Incorrectly configured virtual hosting Most sites now

Posted in Vulnerabilities Tagged with: , , , ,

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.