The main purpose of the digital certificate is to ensure that the application belongs to the entity to which the certificate was issued. The F-Secure Corporation digital certificate does not guarantee that a signed application is safe to run, but rather informs the user that the software was digitally signed by F-Secure Corporation and verified by a trusted Certificate Authority (CA).
F-Secure Corporation (formerly Data Fellows) is an anti-virus and computer security and computer software company based in Helsinki, Finland. The company has 20 country offices and a presence in more than 100 countries, with Security Lab operations in Helsinki, Finland and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Through more 200 operator partners globally, millions of broadband customer use F-Secure services. The current line of home-user products from F-Secure includes F-Secure Internet Security, F-Secure Anti-Virus, F-Secure Anti-Virus for Mac, F-Secure Mobile Security, F-Secure Online Backup and F-Secure Free Anti-theft for Mobile. White-labeled versions of F-Secure’s security software are also available through operators around the world via monthly or yearly subscription plans. F-Secure has OEM agreements with several security vendors to integrate detection technology engines in its own offerings. www.f-secure.com