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Some websites have descriptive text next to their lock icon. HTTPS Lock for LastPass.com displays LogMeIn, Inc.

While many other websites (like Google) simply display a simple green lock icon.

What causes this? And does this text have a special name?

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That's called Extended Validation Certificate.

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