What is all this buzz about ?
SSL Security and Extended Validation
Get the Green Address BarShort for Secure Socket Layer, SSL is a protocol developed by Netscape for transmitting private documents and transferring data encrypted, allowing information such as passwords or credit card information to be hidden.
OK the above sheds some light, . .
but why do they focus on, (below)high profile brand
For businesses with a high profile brand
, using Extended Validation SSL is an effective defense against phishing scams. Customers will learn to look for the green bar before entering sensitive information online
This is from;http://www.verisign.com/ssl/ssl-informatio...670429760000002
The Green Address Bar and Extended Validation
When shoppers visit a Web site secured with an Extended Validation SSL Certificate, high-security browsers will trigger the address bar to turn green and display the name of the organization listed in the certificate as well as the certificate’s security vendor. The browser and the security vendor control the display, making it difficult for phishers and counterfeiters to hijack your brand and your customers.
I'm not sure I get it ?
How's that again, Anyone interested in commenting ?
P.S. I know I have a ways to go to understand how these cons do there dirty work, I'm not even sure what actual hijacking really is ?