A critical cryptographic bug similar to the one recently discovered in iOS and OS X has been revealed to exist in the GnuTLS code library, widely used in open source software and Linux distributions.
Apple has released an update for OS X that, among other things, patches the infamous "gotofail" bug whose existence was publicly revealed last Friday.
DigiCert announced DigiCert Certificate Inspector, a tool designed to quickly find problems in certificate configuration and implementation, and provide real-time analysis of an organizationís entire certificate landscape, including SSL termination endpoints.
Read this whitepaper to learn how TLS works, best practices for its use and the various applications in which it can secure business computing.
Analysts with UK-based Internet research firm Netcraft have discovered a considerable number of fake SSL certificates in the wild, created to impersonate banks, social networks, payment and ecommerce providers, and so on.
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