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What GeoCerts is doing to combat ransomware

What is Ransomware? Ransomware is malware that employs encryption to hold a victim's information at ransom. A user or organization's critical data is encrypted so that they cannot access files, databases, or applications. A ransom is then demanded to provide access. What makes a company vulnerable to an attack? All ...

How do I download a PFX file?

All about SSL certificate PFX files and how to generate your own PFX file from Windows and Linux servers.How do I download a PFX file? All about PFX certificate archive files and how to generate your own PFX (PKCS #12) file.

Wildcard, Multi-domain, or DV SSL w/SANs certs

Pros, Cons and other Considerations. Which type of certificate is right for me? So, you want a single certificate to cover multiple sites. Which type of certificate should you purchase? The type will depend on a number of variable including the number of sites, the number of base domains, what ...

How to Generate a CSR for a Wildcard SSL Certificate

One-eyed Jacks are Wild! Wildcard SSL certificates will allow you to secure an unlimited number of subdomains for a registered base-domain. Let's say you own the base-domain example.com , then a wildcard for *.example.com can secure any-subdomain.example.com . Basically the asterisk (*), or star is the wildcard and can be ...

How to Test HTTPS Using Chrome Canary

As you know, Google Chrome version 70 will distrust the final batch of Symantec Trusted Roots for GeoTrust and Symantec Certificates you have purchased from us. The public release of Chrome 70 is scheduled for October 16, 2018 and many of our customers have asked how they can test their ...

Apple to Deprecate Trust for Symantec Roots

Apple has announced that it is deprecating trust for Symantec roots starting in summer of 2018 . Apart from its timing, this program is very similar to that taken by the Chrome and Firefox browsers. In the summer (exact date not specified) Apple will distrust TLS/SSL certificates on all public ...