In just one month, certificate authorities have issued hundreds of SSL certificates for deceptive domain names used in phishing attacks. SSL certificates lend an additional air of authenticity to phishing sites, causing the victims’ browsers to display a padlock icon to indicate a secure connection.
Anti-Phishing Test 2015
We have tested the phishing protection in a number of security products for Windows. Read our anti-phishing test report to see how the participating products fared in our test. http://www.av-comparatives.org/anti-phishing-test/