Remote JS execution with EV Certs

Posted on 2013-05-30
Last Modified: 2013-05-31
I've built a javascript API that basically is loaded from a remote sub-domain. So loads a JS library from

The connection is all over SSL.

The questions is, if has an EV cert does need an EV cert as well? Or can it be a regular cert?
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Dave Howe earned 500 total points
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It can be a regular cert, no browser currently checks that all components are EV, but most check that all components are secured with valid certs.

Of course, that may change in the future.

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Thanks, I'll award you the points but would you have any documentation to back that up? (BTW that's what I thought as well)
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no, I don't, but I know from experience that plenty of EV sites use (for example) at the backend, without browsers kicking up a fuss about it :)
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by:Dave Howe
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I disagree on principle with EV certificates though. Why do we need to pay extra for the CA to do the checks we were supposed to be paying for for "standard" certificates (instead of just generating our own for free), and why, given several high-profile events where EV certificates were issued for "famous name" sites to people other than the sites owners, they continue to claim EV means they really, really checked this time and you can trust them, honest.....

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Yea I don't know the answer to that but our client (a bank) uses them and I need to make sure that when they connect to my API I don't cause any browser errors.

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