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Overview Edit

The SSL Observatory is

a project sponsored by the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) to investigate the certificates used to secure sites encrypted with Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure (HTTPS) on the Web.[1]

"The dataset contains all of the publicly visible SSL certificates on the Internet Protocol Version 4 (IPv4) Internet as of August 2010. The observatory data is made available as a My Structured Query Language (MySQL) database and contains 1,377,067 unique valid certificates signed by 1,482 certificate authorities."[2]

References Edit

  1. SSAC Advisory on Internal Name Certificates, at 5.
  2. Id.

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