Perspectives extension improves HTTPS security

Tuesday, 21 October 2008, 3:15 PM EST

Ah, cryptographic security: a boon to those who understand the algorithms, but all too often a lost cause to those who don't. The secure HTTPS protocol for Web surfing is widely accepted, but has one fatal flaw: users ignore certificate error warnings. A Firefox extension called Perspectives aims to close that security hole.

At Linux.com

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