In 2018, approximately 482 million phishing attacks were carried out – more than twice as many as in 2017.
A recent study by the Georgia Institute of Technology Cyber Forensics Innovation Laboratory (CyFI) found that 99.987% of Web sites using an Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate are not associated with common forms of online crime.
The company name is displayed in the address bar by the EV certificates (Extended Validation).
Initiative to Help Thousands of Websites Stay Operational as Google Distrusts Certain SSL Certificates with next Release
CertCenter, an independent certificate management company, and Comodo CA, a worldwide leader in digital identity solutions, have joined forces to help customers keep their websites operational in the wake of Google’s plan to distrust certain TLS/SSL certificates, starting with the release of Chrome 66. Continue reading
The next change for SSL Certificates
Certificate Transparency (CT) is a Google initiative to log, audit, and monitor certificates that Certificate Authorities (CAs) have issued. A CT’s intent is to prevent CAs from issuing public key certificates for a domain without the domain owner’s knowledge.