'Supercerts' Aim to Highlight Legit Web Sites

Over the past couple of years, dozens of companies have rolled out technologies designed to help computer users and companies better spot "phishing" scams, Web sites that try to trick people into giving away financial and personal data. But what about helping users tell for certain that when their browser tells them that they are at, say, BankofAmerica.com, that they're really at the bank's official Web site and not at some scam site?

That's precisely the aim of CA/Browserforum, a security effort by the major Web browser makers and certificate authorities, or companies who sell and issue Web site security certificates. 'Supercerts' Aim to Highlight Legit Web Sites - Security Fix

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 9th November 2006 1:36AM