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

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In the latest Comodo incident, the attacker were able to falsely attest to the authenticity of the parties requesting the cert using the stolen Registration Authority login information

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.


Written by bernardhornet

March 24, 2011 at 11:14 pm

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