Phishers' latest hook: SSL certificates

Thursday, 29 September 2005, 12:36 AM EST

Most users recognize -- and sometimes disregard -- the warning box that pops up when inputting personal information like bank account codes on a trusted Web site accessed with an ironclad connection. Time to think twice about such blind trust on previously deemed safe sites, especially if it's a financial firm's Web site.

By Bill Brenner at Search Security.

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