After telecom giant TeliaSonera allegedly allowed authoritarian governments to snoop on their citizens, Mozilla contemplates whether or not to issue it a new root certificate.
Some people find it tacky to give coupons as a gift. To fix this, Yelp is launching a new feature that lets small-business owners offer gift cards straight from their profile pages.
The Flame virus that has infected parts of the Middle East took advantage of rogue Microsoft security certificates to deploy its malicious payload.
Microsoft fixes 15 holes in Windows, Office, and other software, and blacklists six more root certificates. Also, Adobe issues critical security updates for Reader and Acrobat.
Iranian hacker who claims responsibility for breaches at certificate authorities threatens broader attacks. Firefox maker gives digital-certificate sellers a week to boost security.
GlobalSign, which provides digital certificates used to authenticate Web sites, says it is investigating Iranian hacker's claim that he compromised the company.
Domains for which fraudulent security certificates were issued includes CIA, MI6, Facebook, Microsoft, Skype, and Twitter. Spying on Iranian dissidents may have been the hackers' goal.
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Energy efficiency certificates let companies measure and claim reductions from power-hungry data centers.
The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.