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So how does EV SSL protect against the classic phish?

Created: 02 Jun 2008 • Updated: 18 Dec 2012
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I recently wrote an entry in which I stated that EV SSL is a powerful mitigator against the classic phishing attack. I have received an e-mail asking me to explain how I know that to be the case. Happy to oblige.

If you were a reader of The SSL Blog a little over a year ago when VeriSign premiered the Extended Validation SSL Certificate, you know about the Tec-Ed research. For newer readers or in case we all don't exactly remember how it went, here's a recap.