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  • Fake SSL certificates used to impersonate Facebook, Google, banks

    13.02.2014

    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.

  • Resurgence of malware signed with stolen certificates

    16.12.2013

    Since 2009, variants of the Winwebsec rogue AV family have been trying to trick users into believing their computer has been infected and into paying for “registering” the software to get rid of the (non-existent) threat.

  • Opera developers explain why malicious "update" wasn't detected

    28.06.2013

    Opera Software has finally come out with more details about the recent compromise of its internal infrastructure, the theft of an expired code signing certificate, and the delivery of malware signed with it through the auto-update mechanism to Opera users.

  • Opera infrastructure compromised, users hit with malicious update

    27.06.2013

    A breach of the Opera Software internal infrastructure has resulted in the theft of an expired Opera code signing certificate and used it to sign a piece of malware, package it and push it out as an update for the Opera browser.

  • Plugging the trust gap

    27.05.2013

    Every business and government is dependent upon cryptographic keys and certificates to provide trust for critical communications.




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Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


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