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September 25, 2013 by

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.

August 26, 2013 by

Google's self-certified hypocrisy

Google's policies for accepting SSL certificates from web sites in Chrome are getting smarter and more restrictive. Their code signing certificate policies for Android started out lax and stupid and will stay that way.

December 28, 2011 by

2011: security's most spectacular stuff-ups

It has been a giant year in security, with numerous data breaches, a reassessment of whether certificate authorities are safe, accusations of hidden mobile spyware and companies given wake-up calls as to whether they're secure or not.

October 27, 2011 by

EFF finds evidence of more CAs breached

In the process of looking at how HTTPS/SSL is vulnerable, the Electronic Frontiers Foundation (EFF) has unearthed evidence showing that at least four Certificate Authorities (CAs) discovered that they were compromised in the past four months.

October 26, 2011 by

McAfee: Why Duqu is a big deal

Dave Marcus, head of security research at McAfee, delves into the workings of Duqu, an information-stealing piece of malware that is shaping up to be as big a threat as Stuxnet

September 26, 2011 by

Dutch government sets DigiNotar certificate kill date

The Dutch government will on Wednesday revoke both of its certificates that had been issued by the hacked DigiNotar certificate authority.The government said on Friday that there was no evidence the two certificates had been abused, but they were certainly compromised.

September 18, 2011 by

Comodo hacker claims more CA breaches

The hacker that broke into four Certificate Authorities (CAs) and vowed that more attacks would come has claimed that he now has access to several more CAs, but has ruled out Australia as a target.

September 12, 2011 by

Apple updates Mac OS X after DigiNotar break-in

Apple has released security updates for its Mac OS X operating system, in a bid to mitigate the damage caused by the DigiNotar break-in.Security Update 2011-005 for the Snow Leopard and Lion versions of the OS was made available on Friday.


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