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Date: 2008apr8
OS: Linux

Q.  How do I verify the certificate chain of a supposedly secure site?

A.  You can do it with the Linux openssl command.  For example:

openssl s_client -verify 9 -connect www.hsbc.co.uk:443
Try it with your bank's site. You might be surprised with the results.