SSL Safety

Digital Certificates SSL Security

Certificates Security websites use SSL technology (Secure Socket Layer). SSL is now the global standard for Internet and offers the electronic visitor of the web site, encrypted SSL communication. It is easy to recognize when you are going to make an encrypted SSL communication, the small gold padlock that appears at the bottom right of your browser and it will automatically be redirected to the secure e-mail for your transaction.

All payments made using the card are processed through the electronic payment platform of “Alpha e-Commerce” of Alpha Bank and uses TLS 1.2 encryption protocol encryption with 128-bit (Secure Sockets Layer – SSL). Encryption is a way of coding the information until it reaches its recipient, who will be able to decode it using the appropriate key.

How SSL works

With SSL o user computer through which encrypted SSL communication is to be performed, it sends the request to the server, which uses a digital security certificate and hosts to which is to be made online transaction. The Server sends: a) the security certificate on the user’s computer and confirms that he has visited the right page and b) the public key (password). The user’s computer, uses the public key to encrypt confidential information (eg. The number of credit card). Then this information is sent to the server using the private key to decrypt them.