Tags Extended Validation Certificate

Criminals sell counterfeit certificates to make malware look legitimate

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The fraudulent files, which act like valid code signing certificates, allowed malware to go undetected by most anti-virus scans, Recorded Future says.

It's easy to fake Extended Validation certificates, research shows

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

EV certificates — the files that tell a browser to show the little green lock — are supposed to make crystal clear who owns a website. There's a way around it, though.

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