Code signing certificates from a trusted certificate provider allow developers to digitally sign their software so that customers know the code has not been altered or hacked when they download it. Malware and phishing threats are continually on the rise, making customers far more concerned about their online security. Consumers are increasingly looking for the signs of a secure, trustworthy website before making a purchase or downloading content from any website.
Customers who download digitally signed Active X controls, dynamic link libraries, .cab files or HTML content from your site can be confident that the code really comes from you and hasn't been altered or corrupted since it was created and signed. A Digital ID (Code Signing Certificate) serves as virtual shrink-wrap for your software, and at a very low cost. You might even say "cheap". After you sign your code with a cheap Code Signing Certificate , if it is tampered with in any way, the digital signature will break and alert customers that the code is not trustworthy.
Comodo Code Signing Certificates are compatible with all major formats, including Microsoft Authenticode (including kernel-mode signing), Adobe Air, Apple applications and plug-ins, Java, MS Office Macro and VBA, Mozilla object files and Microsoft Silverlight applications.
When customers download software signed with a Cheap Code Signing Certificate issued by Comodo Certificate Authority, they can be assured of:
Content Source:End users can confirm that the software really comes from the publisher
who signed it.
Content Integrity:End users can verify that the software has not been altered or corrupted
since it was signed.
Features and Benefits of a Cheap Code Signing Certificate: