This paper will explain SSL, the different types of certificates, how cybercriminals use DV certificates to steal personal and financial data, and what can be done to thwart this tactic.
On the Internet, it is easy to pretend to be someone you are not. Looking at the way we all interact online, it's important to understand the threat landscape and help the industry take the required action. The fact is that e-commerce can prove to be extremely compulsive – buy something now! With cost, time until delivery, and returns policy often highest up the agenda, security is typically an afterthought at most. It's no wonder that the cyber criminals have moved in en masse, lured by the easy pickings and riches to be had. And it's this movement that makes security and particularly the use of security online more important today than ever before.