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Comodohacker: I can issue fake Windows updates

The hacker who breached security at DigiNotar and caused it to release fake digital certificates is now claiming he can exploit Microsoft's Windows Update to issue fake updates.

By September 12, 2011

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Comodohacker returns in DigiNotar incident

Claiming credit for the cyberattack against Dutch certificate company DigiNotar, Comodohacker is threatening to release other fake certificates.

By September 6, 2011

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GlobalSign breach stemmed from unpatched server

The Web certificate-issuing failed to update one of its Web servers, which allowed a hacker to access it and led to the company ceasing operations for more than a week last year.

By April 26, 2012

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DigiNotar files for bankruptcy

Stung by a cyberattack that caused it to issue fake online security certificates for hundreds of companies, the Dutch certificate authority is closing for business.

By September 21, 2011

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Microsoft opens curtains on Windows 8 (week in review)

At its Build conference, Microsoft sheds some light on the upcoming OS--the first to work on tablets with touch from the start and a potential game-changer. Also, the anti-Flash crowd and more iPhone 5 speculation.

By September 16, 2011

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This Day in Tech: Net neutrality rules coming soon; AT&T-iPad site hacker fights back in court

Too busy to keep up with the tech news? Here are some of the more interesting stories from CNET for Monday, September 12.

By September 12, 2011

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Google tells users in Iran to change their passwords

Internet SSL spoofing attack put Google accounts of people in Iran at risk. Now Google is contacting users who may have been affected, telling them to take security precautions.

By September 9, 2011

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Mozilla gets tough after digital certificates hack

Iranian hacker who claims responsibility for breaches at certificate authorities threatens broader attacks. Firefox maker gives digital-certificate sellers a week to boost security.

By September 8, 2011

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Yahoo's Bartz departs (week in review)

Carol Bartz is fired from her post as Yahoo CEO but doesn't leave quietly. Also, Sprint files suit against AT&T's merger with T-Mobile and the iPhone 5 remains very elusive.

By September 9, 2011

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Second firm stops issuing digital certificates

GlobalSign, which provides digital certificates used to authenticate Web sites, says it is investigating Iranian hacker's claim that he compromised the company.

By September 7, 2011