SSL Certificates serve as the security backbone of the internet, securing billions of interactions annually.
Qualys introduced Continuous Monitoring, the most recent addition to its QualysGuard Cloud Platform, at the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
DigiCert announced DigiCert Certificate Inspector, a tool designed to quickly find problems in certificate configuration and implementation, and provide real-time analysis of an organization’s entire certificate landscape, including SSL termination endpoints.
Analysts with UK-based Internet research firm Netcraft have discovered a considerable number of fake SSL certificates in the wild, created to impersonate banks, social networks, payment and ecommerce providers, and so on.
Since 2009, variants of the Winwebsec rogue AV family have been trying to trick users into believing their computer has been infected and into paying for “registering” the software to get rid of the (non-existent) threat.
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