Myth #14: If a website is using SSL it must be secure and reliable

It is true that SSL adds a layer of protection. But, anybody can generate an SSL certificate and we know of cases where malicious websites even made use of stolen SSL certificates. Always check that the website is the one you want and always make some research about it before you buy.

 

 

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These any many other tips can be found in the free eBook “Improve your security”.

All these and many more topics are in the free eBook "Improve your security" available here: www.improve-your-security.org.

About the Author

ImproveYourSecurity

Sorin Mustaca, (ISC)2 CSSLP, CompTIA Security+ and Project+, is working since 2000 in the IT Security industry and since 2003 for Avira. In his current role as Product Manager he is responsible for the known products used by over 100 million users world-wide. Serving the security needs of so many different users made him think that there are other ways of to help the users: teachning them about security.

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