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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 Sep. 21, 2011

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Microsoft issue fixes, blacklists more DigiNotar certificates

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.

By Sep. 13, 2011

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DigiNotar certificate fraud addressed with Snow Leopard and Lion updates

Apple has issued a security update for both OS X 10.6 and 10.7 that addresses concerns over recent fraudulent certificates from the DigiNotar certificate authority.

By Sep. 9, 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 Sep. 6, 2011

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Google users in Iran targeted in SSL spoof

Certificate authority DigiNotar says its system was breached and that a fraudulent certificate for Google.com found its way to the Web.

By Aug. 30, 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 Sep. 7, 2011

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Dutch firm linked to many more fraudulent Net certificates

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.

By Sep. 5, 2011

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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 Sep. 12, 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 Sep. 8, 2011

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Fraudulent Google certificate points to Internet attack

Is Iran behind a fraudulent Google.com digital certificate? The situation is similar to one that happened in March in which spoofed certificates were traced back to Iran.

By Aug. 29, 2011