Linked by HAL2001 on Mon 5th Sep 2011 14:15 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption The number of rogue SSL certificates issued by Dutch CA DigiNotar has balooned from one to a couple dozen to over 250 to 531 in just a few days. As Jacob Appelbaum of the Tor project shared the full list of the rogue certificates, it became clear that fraudulent certificates for domains of a number of intelligence agencies from around the world were also issued during the CA's compromise - including the CIA, MI6 and Mossad. Additional targeted domains include Facebook, Yahoo!, Microsoft, Skype, Twitter, Tor, Wordpress and many others.
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Can't trust this
by JimProfit on Mon 5th Sep 2011 15:01 UTC
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Remember that Ben Ali's Tunisia was given a root certificate, effectively allowing the government to use the same phishing techniques against activists..

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