Comodo code-signing certificates enable developers to sign Mozilla extensions
or "Add-ons" for a wide variety of different operating systems such as
Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Mozilla applications recognize XPIs as
"trusted" when they are signed with a Comodo Code-Signing certificate.
XPI (pronounced "Zippy") is short for "Cross Platform Install." XPI enables
Developers to create installer modules for their programs meant to enhance
Mozilla applications such as Firefox, Thunderbird, Sea Monkey and Sunbird.
Comodo Code-Signing certificates verify and authenticate the entity that has
created the XPI file, allowing end users to trust their execution. Most
browsers will not accept action commands from downloaded code unless the code
is signed by a trusted Certificate Authority.
An example of a trusted code-signing certificate, this one has been issued by
Comodo's free pc security software, Comodo Internet Security, has earned five
stars, the maximum number possible, at CNET/Download.com.
Download.com, owned by CNET, a division of CBS Interactive, Inc., offers over
100,000 freeware, shareware and try-first download software packages, all of
them tested to be spyware free. At Download.com visitors can read both the
editor's review and user comments about free software products. Visitors may
also download a copy of Comodo Internet Security for their own computers.
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Jersey City, NJ, September 29, 2009 - Comodo Group will exhibit its landscape
of products at the SC World Congress, a trade show for information technology
professionals in New York City, October 13 and 14, 2009.
Comodo products being demonstrated include Comodo Endpoint Security Manager,
which now includes Disk Encryption at no extra charge. Comodo Endpoint
Security Manager offers centralized administration of the award-winning
Comodo antivirus, firewall and disk encryption software. Endpoint Security
Manager also offers a new Offline Updater, permitting administrators to
When New York jeweler Harry Winston donated the famous Hope Diamond to the
Smithsonian Institution, he shipped the 45.52-carat gem via US mail. Email
users need to be warier than Winston. Unlike rocks, email messages scatter
into tiny digital signals bouncing from computer to computer, owned and
operated by different companies. Anyone along the way can imperceptibly alter
or even destroy these messages. That's why Comodo provides free personal
email certificates for private email users, to allow them to entrust their
valuable information to their email services.
Once email users... (more)
Malih Abdulhayoglu, in a column for SecurityFocus.com, urges readers to move
away from traditional detection-based software and toward a prevention-based