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Microsoft responds to Google's spoofed SSL certificates

Microsoft acknowledges Google's report yesterday that an improper subordinate of root-trusted certificate authority, owned by the French government, falsely issued certificates for Google and others. Microsoft has taken action and given advice.

December 9, 2013

Google tightening SSL security in Chrome

Always a leader in advancing SSL security, Google will be flagging certificates that don't meet the Baseline Requirements of the CA/Browser Forum, and adding requirements for Certificate Transparency.

September 25, 2013 by

GlobalSign breach was down to unpatched system

A hacker managed to get into a GlobalSign server and compromise the company's digital certificate due to a piece of unpatched open source software on the server, according to a C-Level member of GlobalSign staff.The code had not been updated as it was not included on lists of proprietary software to be patched, the senior GlobalSign staff member told ZDNet UK on Wednesday.

April 25, 2012 by

ComodoHacker breached wrong systems

The "ComodoHacker", who in September claimed that he had compromised Certificate Authority (CA) GlobalSign, appears to have had his exploits verified by the company — only he likely hit the wrong machines.

December 14, 2011 by

CA hacker plans global expansion

The hacker that compromised the Comodo, DigiNotar and StartCOM Certificate Authorities (CA), and caused GlobalSign to stop issuing certificates, has said that more attacks will come, and that he will publicly release customer data that he has collected from the hacked CAs.

September 7, 2011 by

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