September is security month at Earthweb and I was asked if I could write something dealing with e-commerce. Since I had just finished the process of getting my own VeriSign certificate, I was fairly familiar with what needed to be done
OK. I see the padlock, now what?
You can be darn sure that your information is being encrypted. That means that even if someone did intercept it (which is very unlikely), he or she couldn’t decipher the numbers. It is statisti
But my number is sitting on a server
Some sites used to store card numbers unprotected directories on their servers. Hackers rolled in and stole the numbers. That was a very dumb move on the site administrator’s part and, hope