Swiss CyberSecurity Company WISeKey helps organizations patch their compromised websites after cyber thieves steal 1.2 bn passwords

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GENEVA, Aug. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Are you probably one of the 1.2 billion users whose name and passwords combinations, email addresses and website were affected and compromised by the recent cyber theft? If so, apply OISTE/WISeKey Trusted SSL certificate to patch your website trust, and to protect your digital identity and passwords download the WISeID app. WISeKey offers globally trusted digital identities and SSL certificates with the highest assurance and warranties, at a really competitive price.

Since its inception in 1999, WISeKey, an e-security solutions expert is recognized as a role model for innovative cyber security technology and its efforts to protect infrastructures, objects, individuals, enterprises and governments on the Internet. Consumers, enterprises and governments will be able to subscribe for personal identity and date protection for use directly on their mobile devices through new versions of the company's proprietary systems such as CertifyID (SSL certificates), WISeID and WISePhone.

Applying a new OISTE/WISeKey SSL certificate after patching your OpenSSL libraries will protect you against any attacks that may have compromised your trusted status.

All current Web servers and web browsers operational on the Internet rely on the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol to help users protect their data during transfer of this data computer to computer by creating an encrypted channel for private communications over the public Internet.

Cybercriminals have exploited the fact that websites and passwords are unprotected to access visitors' personal data as well as a site's cryptographic keys, which can be used to impersonate that site and collect even more information.

WISeID can enhance the security and legitimacy of what we do and say online by providing accountable identities and protection from identity theft by safely managing passwords and social credentials in its encrypted vault.

The vault can be unlocked only by using the user's Master Password and/or defined pattern, with additional face recognition authentication protection. WISeID conveniently keeps passwords in one place, generates hard-to-crack ones, and safely synchs data between computers and devices on multiple platforms using secure cloud storage. With simple one-click website access, WISeID is a great choice for extra personal security.

About WISeKey

WISeKey ( is one of the fastest growing eSecurity companies in the world, being a leading Swiss information security and identity management software and services company established in 1999 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. WISeKey's mission is to facilitate the global growth of secure electronic transactions by providing businesses, governments and individuals with advanced technology and services that authenticate the identity of communicators, signatures, and objects during Internet transactions.


Founded in 1998 in Geneva, Switzerland, OISTE was created with the objectives of promoting the use and adoption of international standards to secure electronic transactions, expand the use of digital certification and ensure the interoperability of certification authorities' e-transaction systems. The OISTE Foundation is a not for profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland, regulated by article 80 et seq. of the Swiss Civil Code. The OISTE foundation has proprietary rights upon a Root Cryptographic Key that allows robust digital certification of persons and objects.

WISeKey is a Global Growth Company Partner of the World Economic Forum:

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Press contacts: WISeKey, Satu Kulmala, Tel +41 22 594 3005,


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