With a thoughtful, yet decided, hand Google is ushering in a new age of secure Internet communications. Starting this month with the release of Chrome 56, Google will label websites without a properly installed digital certificate as “Not Secure”. Initially, only websites that accept passwords » Continue Reading.
2017 will be a exciting year for the digital certificate community. One thing we expect to see: more widespread adoption of Certification Authority Authorization (aka CAA). CAA lets the owner of a domain name designate a specific Certificate Authority (CA), (like SSL.com) to issue digital » Continue Reading.
Your online security is important to us here at SSL.com. Inspired by Data Privacy Day, we’d like to remind you that one of the most important things you can do to protect yourself online is to update your privacy settings. It can be confusing to » Continue Reading.
The lists below display the path of trust from the root certificate, through the required intermediate certificates (if any) to the server certificate (which is the certificate you purchased from SSL.com) for each SSL.com product we offer.
Browser Mixed-Content Warnings Why Am I Seeing This Warning? Mixed Passive Content Mixed Active Content Fixing Mixed Content Warning Browser Mixed-Content Warnings Visitors to sites protected by SSL expect (and deserve) seamless protection. When a site doesn’t fully protect all content, a browser will display » Continue Reading.
Configuring Apache to Disable SSL v 3.0 The Apache HTTP Server is configured by placing directives in plain text configuration files. The main configuration file is usually called httpd.conf, and it is easy to update the Apache web server to disable SSLv3 (and thus protect your websites » Continue Reading.
The Curious Case of the Crypto App that Couldn’t Encrypt Are you using the NQ Vault app to encrypt and protect files on your smartphone or mobile device? Well, you might want to think twice before you use it because it doesn’t do a good job of » Continue Reading.
While Not Evil, It’s Still Messed Up Did you find yourself getting fewer emails on your Gmail account over the weekend? If you use a PC client or the web app, there’s a chance you might not have been receiving messages. Why? Well, because the » Continue Reading.
Gobs of Routers Found to Be Vulnerable to FREAK Attack Leave it to the Brits. Some researchers from Royal Holloway of the University of London were curious about how many devices they could find on the internet that were still vulnerable to a FREAK attack. The » Continue Reading.
U.S. CIO Wants to Secure all Federal .gov Websites with SSL In an effort to secure websites, the Obama administration has proposed that as many federal websites as possible start using SSL. While using HTTPS is going to cost taxpayers more money, according to the White House » Continue Reading.