Firefox 3 improves handling of invalid SSL certificates

Tuesday, 29 April 2008, 2:35 PM EST

I have downloaded the beta of Firefox 3 to check out the improvements related to SSL. First, there's the added support for Extended Validation SSL certificates, but I am not very excited about that (I wrote about this previously in Extended Validation SSL certificates not going anywhere, as predicted). It's a nice feature, but it's not going to bring much good overall. On the other hand, I am very happy with the improvements to the handling of invalid SSL certificates.

At Ivan Ristic's blog.

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