Checking a Business’ Identity on the Web

Google ChromeYou already know that cybercriminals are out there trying to steal your passwords and credit card numbers, and that you need to be careful when shopping, banking, and interacting with organizations like your school or employer online. With so many people now working and studying at home, and with new phishing schemes targeting coronavirus/COVID-19 appearing every day, it’s more important than ever that users know who they’re dealing with on the web.

If a website owner has installed Extended Validation (EV) or Organization Validation (OV) on their website, detailed CA-validated information about their identity is available to users with a few clicks! Our new article shows you how to check for this useful information in many popular browsers, including Chrome, Firefox, Edge, Internet Explorer, and Safari.

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