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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...

2008-10-28 09:00:16

Net Finance East, Booth #41 -- As today's market conditions grow in uncertainty each day, customers of Michigan-based Flagstar Bank can be certain they are logging on to a legitimate Flagstar Bank site, thanks to advanced security and validation solutions from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the leading provider of Internet infrastructure for the networked world. With VeriSign(R) Extended Validation (EV) Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protection, Flagstar is building trust and confidence among...

2008-10-15 09:00:17

Dynamic Network Services Inc. (Dyn Inc.) today announced the availability of SSL Certificates 2.0 through its DynDNS Service. Consumers who purchase SSL certificates through DynDNS.com now have access to a significantly improved selection of certificates with increased mobile functionality and a greater degree of validation DynDNS SSL Certificates now offer a base certificate with a $100,000 warranty with improved compatibility with more browsers, especially mobile web. All certificates...

2008-09-16 09:00:24

Shop.org Conference, Booth #212 -- Facing online security threats, abandoned transactions and the emerging influence of social networks, businesses looking to boost confidence and trust among consumers now have a new solution that helps them protect users while offering a way to monitor and improve their reputations. Available today, the bundled solution combines Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificates from VeriSign, Inc. (NASDAQ: VRSN), the trusted provider of Internet infrastructure...