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SSL Flaw by (Browser) Design?


A while ago, the two security “white hats” Alexander Sotirov and Mike Zusman announced that they are going to publish a tool for exploiting EV SSL secured sites at the Black Hat Security Conference at the end of this month. Some sites reported the alleged attack on EV SSL secured sites as a means to […]

Competition Spurs Innovation


How times have changed since the number one version of the Firefox browser debuted and for the first time since the Netscape era produced some excitement.  Because shortly thereafter Microsoft decided to invest into development of a new, more advanced version of its own browser after having stagnated with Internet Explorer 6 for years. And […]

Announcing Better Trustâ„¢


Long before browser vendors decided that the infamous padlock isn’t sufficient anymore for indicating a secure connection, I felt that I’d like to know much more about the certificates websites are using. Until today I either knew if the certificate was issued from one of the root certificates the browser vendor deemed trustworthy enough to […]