Shared SSL vs. Standard SSL
If you use your hosting companys shared SSL, your checkout page’s URL will appear as follows:
If you purchase your own SSL Certificate from a CA such as VeriSign, your checkout page’s URL will appear as follows:
Social engineering is a deceptive practice to manipulate people into revealing confidential information. Criminals have been known to trick people into disclosing personal information, passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information. Social engineering is one of the most dangerous crimes web surfers and online businesses face today. It is a low-tech crime, but it can hurt some of the most sophisticated companies.
This technique is commonly used to trick a consumer or business into divulging sensitive information. Individuals use this method to obtain phone and utility records, banking records, addresses, credit card numbers, user names and passwords, e-mail addresses, and other...