Phony SSL Certificates issued for Google, Yahoo, Skype, Others

Posted by tuxchick on Mar 25, 2011 10:02 AM EDT
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UPDATED: A major issuer of secure socket layer (SSL) certificates acknowledged on Wednesday that it had issued 9 fraudulent SSL certificates to seven Web domains, including those for Google.com, Yahoo.com and Skype.com following a security compromise at an affiliate firm. The attack originated from an IP address in Iran, according to a statement from Comodo Inc.

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I always wonder why trust these things? tuxchick 2 755 Mar 26, 2011 6:06 AM

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