Next gen SSL certificates limited in phishing fight


Extended validation certificates do not provide a significant advantage in identifying phishing attacks at least, not for now, a study found.

According to a recent usability report released by Microsoft and Stanford University, new Internet security tools such as EV SSL (extended validation secure socket layer) certificates have limited potential to defend against fraud by identifying the source of content displayed on a Web browser. Next-gen SSL certificates limited in phishing fight - Security - News - ZDNet Asia

Linked by shanmuga Thursday, 1st March 2007 1:02AM