Tags security certificates
'Critical' flaw in apps for Sennheiser headphones allows certificate access
The mistake means that hackers could decrypt the key and use the certificate, a means of digital authentication, to monitor victims’ traffic and launch main-in-the-middle attacks.
Pentagon lays out plan to secure websites in response to lawmaker inquiry
CIO Dana Deasy lays out the department's plan in response to Sen. Ron Wyden, who raised concerna about the security of DOD's many public-facing sites.
Mozilla weighs following Chrome in mistrusting Symantec certs
A blog post by the maker of the Firefox browser says Chrome engineers are correct in their assessment of the problems with Symantec-issued internet security certificates — but they may have gone too far by proposing to distrust them.
Citing compliance failures, Chrome will distrust Symantec certificates
Two of the biggest names on the internet embarked on a game of chicken this week over the little green padlock in the address bar.