Symantec Code Signing creates a digital "shrink-wrap" for secure distribution of code and content over the Internet. Symantec Code Signing adds a level of trust by providing third-party authentication of the code signer, recognized worldwide.
Code signing certificates are digital certificates that will help protect users from downloading compromised files or applications. When a file or application signed by a developer is modified or compromised after publication, a popup browser warning will appear to let users know that the origin of the file or application cannot be verified. Why code signing?