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    I want to use verisign and something like https://secured.mydomain.com... I want to give the vistors some confident so that they can fill their sensitive info (like credit card) onto my website.

    Any way that I can write the public key for digital ID or PGP Email on the website to send these info from the browser to the users' email account like outlook express. And the user can get the decrypted email when open their email at home? Do you know any method using PHP or javascript?

    Also, I saw some site got a certificate to identify what 's their site like Rental Cars (Budget cars), how to apply a certicate like that or it's come with the pack with verisign??

    cheers, have a nice day!!
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    When an SSL client connects to an SSL server, the server presents a certificate, essentially an electronic piece of proof that machine is who it claims to be. This certificate is signed by a 'Certificate Authority' (hereafter a CA) -- usually a trusted third party like Verisign. A client will accept this certificate only if

    • The certificate presented matches the private key being used by the remote end.
    • The certificate has been signed correctly by the CA.
    • The client recognizes the CA as trusted.

    It is also possible for an SSL client to present a certificate, called a client certificate or peer certificate, although the methods for generating them are all the same.

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