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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 Como... (more)

Comodo Internet Security Earns 5 Prestigious CNET Stars

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. One user commented I have been using this great security suite for 6 m... (more)

Comodo Innovations at SC World Congress October 13 and 14

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 sched... (more)

Comodo's Free Email Certificates Protect Email for Private Users

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)

Don't Blame the Browser

Malih Abdulhayoglu, in a column for SecurityFocus.com, urges readers to move away from traditional detection-based software and toward a prevention-based technology. http://www.securityfocus.com/columnists/492 ... (more)