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In Other News | Posted 7 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on DigiNotar Removed By Patch | 1,225 views

Both Microsoft and Mozilla have released updates which removes the DigiNotar CA certificates from the their trusted pool. Google Chrome has been fixed also. No word yet for Safari. This is a better approach than manually removing the DigiNotar certificates

In Other News | Posted 7 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on GlobalSign Suspends Issuing Certs | 1,208 views

In response to a post on on ComodoHacker’s Pastebin account, GlobalSign has temporarily ceased issuing SSL certificates. The hacker claims to have access to the company’s server as well as backups of the data. The company is investigating the claims. …

In Other News | Posted 5 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on DigiNotar Report Released | 1,530 views

Fox-IT has released a report on their investigation of the DigiNotar certificate authority hack. The intent of the initial investigation is to determine the initial attack vector and the scope of the attack. According to a statement on July 26th …

Quick Tips | Posted 31 Aug 2011 | Comments Off on How To Remove The DigiNotar Trusted CA | 2,463 views

On news that hackers may have generated over 200 fake SSL certificates from the DigiNotar CA, some people are wondering if this CA should be trusted until they can confirm that they have cleaned everything up. Even a patch to …

Quick Tips | Posted 25 Mar 2011 | Comments Off on This Connection Is Untrusted – Part 2 | 1,798 views
This Connection is Untrusted

Web browsers will complain when they can not validate a SSL certificate. In the past, I’ve written about the untrusted connection warnings related to unknown certificate authorities and certificate mismatches. I’d like to cover one more scenario – the warning …

This Connection is Untrusted

It’s not simply an annoyance. Occasionally Firefox will encounter an issue with a website’s SSL certificate. It will present the user with a full page warning stating that This Connection is Untrusted before proceeding to the web page. At this …