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Fake Turkish site certs create threat of bogus Google sites

After a Turkish Internet certificate authority "mistakenly" issues two unauthorized e-documents used to verify Web site authenticity, another organization creates a fraudulent certificate that could let it impersonate various Google sites. Browser makers have responded.

By January 3, 2013


MetaCert aims to block porn throughout the home (podcast)

Instead of blocking bad stuff at individual computers, Metacert will filter out sites it identifies as nasty across your entire home network. Larry Magid talks with CEO Paul Walsh.

By August 6, 2012


Queen Elizabeth honors Marc Andreessen, others with engineering prize

The first QEPrize will go to Andreessen along with Louis Pouzin, Robert Kahn, Vinton Cert, and Tim Berners-Lee for ground-breaking work that led to the Internet and World Wide Web.

By March 18, 2013


Wi-Fi 'protected set-up' not so protected after all

The US-CERT is warning of a security threat in a protocol that's supposed to make it easier to set up a protected Wi-Fi network.

By December 28, 2011


US-CERT uncovers JavaScript security vulnerability in Safari

The United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) has found a security hole in Safari, with which a hacker could run arbitrary code at the privilege level of the current user account if the victim visits a malicious Web page.

By May 11, 2010


iPad 3 will have 3D display, Hollywood source claims

It's a "dead cert" that the iPad 3 will have a 3D-capable screen, according to a 'Hollywood insider' who spoke to tech blog RCR Wireless.

By May 9, 2011


Rumored iPad 3 to get glasses-free 3D?

Hollywood, Chinese sources reportedly say it's a "cert" that you'll soon be able to enjoy CNET on an iPad 3 in glasses-free 3D. We, however, are a bit skeptical.

By May 5, 2011


US-CERT warns about free BlackBerry spyware app

Creator of PhoneSnoop program that can be used to eavesdrop on BlackBerry calls releases a new program to help protect users from stealth spyware apps.

By October 27, 2009


US-CERT warns of SAP vulnerability

A "highly critical," unspecified hole in the graphical user interface client for the German company's ERP software can cause IE to crash in an exploitable manner, advisories warn.

By November 11, 2008


Google plugs open-source security holes with oCERT

Google has launched a security response team called oCERT to help improve open-source security. It's a welcome addition to Google's portfolio of open-source efforts.

By May 8, 2008