Security Wire Weekly

May 28 2008   4:22PM GMT

Security Wire Weekly: VeriSign defends SSL, EV-SSL

Jessica Scarpati Jessica Scarpati Profile: Jessica Scarpati

Tim Callan, a product manager for VeriSign’s SSL business unit explains the vendor’s response to the OpenSSL vulnerability in Debian-based Linux distributions. He also defends the vendor’s Extended Validation Certificate business. Some security researchers say the EV certificates are being blemished by websites vulnerable to cross-site scripting attacks. Also, Paul Wood, a Senior Analyst at MessageLabs explains why the latest phishing attacks are targeting a bank’s new initiative to “go green.”

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