Extended Validation SSL delivers the acknowledged industry standard for the highest level of online identity assurance processes for SSL certificate issuance.
OpenSSL users, you need to patch again. The OpenSSL team released a security update that fixes 6 vulnerabilities, two of which could be considered critical.
Another critical bug in an open source SSL/TLS (and DTLS) cryptographic library has been discovered and patched last week.
As the backbone of web security, Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology is a must for securing sensitive data passing over the Internet -- whether that's e-commerce traffic, remote access to internal servers, or other secure communications.
A group of researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and Facebook has managed to get a concrete sense of just how prevalent SSL man-in-the-middle attacks using forged SSL certificates are in the wild.