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Convergence Protects Against Fraudulent Web Security Certificates

Recent problems with certificate authorities have exposed major problems with the trustworthiness of Web browser security. Rather than simply trusting a signed SSL certificate, Convergence, a free Firefox extension, checks with several trusted certificate sites, or notaries. If all of the notaries agree that the certificate is accurate, Convergence gives the go-ahead to use the site.
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Convergence adds a dedicated button to the upper-right corner of the browser window that provides access to options and other functions.

 

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