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Published on February 23rd, 2010

There’s a way that the websites you’re transacting business with online can prove their legitimacy as authentic businesses, not hackers pretending to be a legitimate business. They submit to an extensive background check by a trusted third party “Certification Authority.” If your browser address bar turns green when you proceed with a transaction, you’re on a site that has been successfully validated, and has been issued an Extended Validation (EV) SSL Certificate. This episode of Really Simple Security explains how it works, and how it helps you stay safe online

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thaituanduong

June 18, 2012

8:40 pm

good

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