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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.

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.

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 7, 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.

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 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


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