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What you need to know about the Adobe certificate compromise

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Adobe announced plans to revoke one of its code-signing certificates after it was compromised and used to make malicious attacks appear to be legitimate Adobe tools. The question businesses and consumers need to ask themselves is what impact this might have on them, or what needs to be done...
What you need to know about the Adobe certificate compromise
Java update: Oracle fixes 42 security issues today

Trustwave admits issuing man-in-the-middle digital certificate; Mozilla debates punishment

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Digital Certificate Authority Trustwave revealed that it has issued a digital certificate that enabled an unnamed private company to spy on SSL-protected connections within its corporate network, an action that prompted the Mozilla community to debate whether the CA's root certificate should be removed from Firefox....
Trustwave admits issuing man-in-the-middle digital certificate; Mozilla debates punishment
Microsoft releases digital certificate updater in response to Flame malware

Apple Releases Safari 5 Browser - or Does It?

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Today Apple announced the release of its latest version of the Safari browser. Safari 5, says the company, will perform 30% faster than the previous version. Apple did not announce Safari 5 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, but only in press release. Neither the browser nor the developer package...
Apple Releases Safari 5 Browser - or Does It?

Twitter Tightens Security With Encryption Expert Hire

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On Tuesday, Twitter added computer security veteran Bob Lord to the company's expanding employee roster, bringing with him 20 years of experience focused on electronic security systems at large companies, most recently including Red Hat, AOL and Netscape. Highlights in Lord's background include his building security and encryption features into...
Twitter Tightens Security With Encryption Expert Hire
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Attackers sign malware using crypto certificate stolen from Opera Software

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Alan Cleaver Hackers penetrated network servers belonging to Opera Software, stole at least one digital certificate, and then used it to distribute malware that incorrectly appeared to be published by the browser maker. The attack was uncovered, halted, and contained on June 19, according to a short advisory that Opera...
Attackers sign malware using crypto certificate stolen from Opera Software

Stolen Encryption Key Compromised Symantec Certificate

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Researchers at Kaspersky tracked down a Trojan malware that was signed with a stolen digital certificate, now disabled....
Stolen Encryption Key Compromised Symantec Certificate

New security protection, fixes for 39 exploitable bugs coming to Java

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A dialog box presented by Java when it encounters an application that isn't signed by a digital certificate. Java.com Oracle plans to release an update for the widely exploited Java browser plugin. The update fixes 39 critical vulnerabilities and introduces changes designed to make it harder to carry out...
New security protection, fixes for 39 exploitable bugs coming to Java

South Korea Still Paying The Price For Embracing Internet Explorer A Decade Ago

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The problems of monopolies arising through network effects, and the negative effects of the lock-in that results, are familiar enough. But it's rare to come across an entire nation suffering the consequences of both quite so clearly as South Korea, which finds itself in this situation thanks to a really...
South Korea Still Paying The Price For Embracing Internet Explorer A Decade Ago

Trustwave Admits Issuing Man-in-the-middle Digital Certificate, Mozilla Debates Punishment

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Digital Certificate Authority (CA) Trustwave revealed that it has issued a digital certificate that enabled an unnamed private company to spy on SSL-protected......
Trustwave Admits Issuing Man-in-the-middle Digital Certificate, Mozilla Debates Punishment
Misstep could have led to fake Google site, man-in-the-middle attacks

Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla revoke two fraudulent Turkish certificates used in targeted attacks

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Google on Thursday disclosed information about two fraudulent digital certificates, saying it has blocked them and notified other browser vendors to do the same. Microsoft also announced it has removed the trust of the certificates in question and Mozilla confirmed revoking trust as well. Before we dive into the details,...
Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla revoke two fraudulent Turkish certificates used in targeted attacks
Emergency Windows Update released to thwart spoofed Microsoft certificate in Flame malware

Microsoft Begins Restoring 'Invisible' Windows Phone Apps

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Customers purchasing the new HTC Windows Phone 8X - the first to use Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 - may have faced an odd lack of some popular music apps, issues which Microsoft addressed on Monday. On Friday, Spotify, Slacker, TuneIn and podcast app 8Tracks didn't show up on the version...
Microsoft Begins Restoring 'Invisible' Windows Phone Apps

Microsoft fixes bug, starts publishing Windows Phone apps again

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Microsoft says it has fixed the digital certificate problem that prompted the company to temporarily stop publishing new apps to the Windows Phone Marketplace earlier this week. The problem was related to the launch of the new Windows Phone Dev Center, with a rebuilt backend infrastructure, according to the company....
Microsoft fixes bug, starts publishing Windows Phone apps again

Turkish government agency spoofed Google certificate "accidentally"

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Microsoft has released a security advisory concerning a fraudulent digital certificate for all Google domains apparently created by the Turkish government. The certificate, which was created by a subsidiary Certificate Authority issued to the transportation directorate of the city government of Ankara, could have been used to intercept SSL...
Turkish government agency spoofed Google certificate "accidentally"
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