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2009-03-20 07:24:00

Leading Security Experts to Unveil New Attacks Against EV-SSL During CanSecWest Presentation VANCOUVER, British Columbia, March 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrepidus Group, a leading provider of information security solutions, today announced that Intrepidus Group Senior Consultant, Mike Zusman, and independent security researcher, Alexander Sotirov will be presenting findings of their joint research on the security of Extended Validation (EV) certificates for SSL websites during the tenth annual...

2009-03-16 07:04:00

Entrust selected from pool of more than 850 nominations from 600 organizations DALLAS, March 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU), and the proven risk-based authentication solution is a finalist in the "Best Security Solution" category in the Software & Information Industry Association's (SIIA) 24th Annual CODiE Awards. "The competition is particularly steep this year during the 24th Annual SIIA CODiE Awards, making selection as a CODiE finalist a real...

2009-03-03 10:11:00

LINDON, Utah, March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Internet security researchers announced recently that they were able to forge digital certificates signed using the MD5 hashing algorithm. They were able to exploit known flaws in the algorithm in order to create the fake certificates, which could then be used to launch nearly undetectable phishing attacks. Studies show that this security breach could affect approximately 14% of SSL certificates on the Internet. DigiCert is the leading Certificate...

2009-02-20 12:46:00

SSL Certificate Authority Answers New Digital Threats Presented at Black Hat Conference LINDON, Utah, Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, February 18 at the Black Hat conference in Washington, D.C., an independent hacker known as Moxie Marlinspike presented a software tool called SSLstrip designed to remove the SSL protection from websites using advanced man-in-the-middle attack methods. DigiCert, a major worldwide provider of SSL Certificates, replied that Extended Validation (EV) SSL...

2009-01-19 07:03:00

Entrust EV SSL certificates help secure more than 1.2 million citizens in Michigan's Oakland County DALLAS, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Michigan's Oakland County, one of the first county governments in the nation to offer this level of Web site encryption, has selected Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU) and Entrust Extended Validation SSL certificates to help instill a high level of citizen trust for their online eCommerce applications and services. "Protecting citizens' confidential...

2009-01-12 07:00:00

Entrust SSL certificates based on SHA-1 standard, not issued via automated process DALLAS, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- During the December 2008 Chaos Communication Congress in Berlin, Germany, researchers presented a demonstration on how to forge apparently-authentic digital credentials - notably SSL digital certificates - by taking advantage of a loophole in the use of the MD5 cryptographic hash function, an older 128-bit function that is still supported by today's Web browsers....

2008-12-18 07:00:00

Entrust's CDS certificates added to company's portfolio of SSL certificates DALLAS, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Organizations continue the migration toward the use of electronic documents to replace traditional paper-based material. To help authenticate and verify the legitimacy of these documents, Entrust, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTU), is partnering with Adobe to offer specialized digital certificates in support of Adobe's Certified Document Services (CDS) program. "When replacing legacy...

2008-12-16 07:00:00

Global banks seek non-invasive, real-time fraud detection solutions to protect brand image, secure customers and reduce fraud losses DALLAS, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Global banks and financial institutions are bracing for the increase in cybercrime and online fraud that accompanies an economic downturn and merger activity. Noted by leading analysts during a recent customer event, the spike in attacks has already begun and will climb significantly in 2009. "Effective fraud detection...

2008-11-05 09:00:12

VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure services for the networked world, today announced that Scandinavian Design Online AB, one of the first Swedish companies to adopt Extended Validation (EV) Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates, has seen an eight percent increase in online conversion rates. With over 60 percent of the world's Internet population using the latest versions of Web browsers that support EV SSL*, Web users are better protected against...

2008-10-29 12:00:13

As consumers wrestle with Internet security concerns in the face of recent high-profile account break-ins, more online businesses than ever are shielding their customers from e-criminals with identity protection services from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of Internet infrastructure for the networked world. From financial institutions and merchants to government agencies, organizations the world over are deploying VeriSign(R) Identity Protection (VIP) services to thwart...


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