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Why is SSL under attack?

Don't get sidetracked by a storm in the SSL teacup, warns Davey Winder...
29 Mar 2015
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Facebook warns of new Superfish threat

The fake security certificate used by the Lenovo-installed adware can be re-used by hackers, says social network
23 Feb 2015
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OS X Mavericks update to fix Mac security flaw

Apple follows iOS 7 update with Mac OS X Mavericks patch to address encryption issues.
26 Feb 2014
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Who to trust after the VeriSign hack?

Davey Winder questions what data was stolen from VeriSign and wonders why the company hasn't been more forthcoming.
6 Feb 2012
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Who to trust after the VeriSign hack?

Davey Winder questions what data was stolen from VeriSign and wonders why the company hasn't been more forthcoming.
6 Feb 2012
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SSL under threat as flaw exploited

Fears over the security credentials of SSL rise after researchers claim to have found a way to exploit a long-known vulnerability.
22 Sep 2011
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Has ComodoHacker signalled the end of the CA system?

The CA system has come under fire after ComodoHacker causes carnage, but what is the alternative?
9 Sep 2011
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Has ComodoHacker signalled the end of the CA system?

The CA system has come under fire after ComodoHacker causes carnage, but what is the alternative?
9 Sep 2011
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MI6 targeted in DigiNotar hack

MI6, the CIA and Facebook were all targeted following a hack on certificate authority DigiNotar.
5 Sep 2011
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Google rolls out SSL search

After showing how many wireless networks are vulnerable by infiltrating them, Google has offered to at least keep your web searches safe from prying e…
24 May 2010
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Major SSL encryption flaw hits the web

Tech companies using SSL have some serious work to do to fix a big hole that could leave internet users at risk.
6 Nov 2009