FBI warns against trusting "secure" websites

The FBI released an alert on the 10th June 2019 on their Internet Crime Complaint Centre (IC3) advising the public not to trust implicitly the padlock which is displayed to indicate that the browser session is secure. They also include some basic recommendations. Sophisticated criminals are frequently including 'legitimate' certificates when mounting campaigns against unsuspecting users. Our recommendation is to always click on the padlock and confirm that the certificate matches the domain name to which it is supposed to be related.

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