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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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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

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Senators call for probe of electric grid cybersecurity

After a CNET article reports potential security vulnerability with the electric power grid, two U.S. senators call for a federal investigation.

By July 18, 2012

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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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How to spot dangerous links before you click them

Internet crooks are adept at breaching Web security techniques, which makes it more important than ever for people to verify sites before they visit them.

By May 1, 2012

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Hackers stole data from VeriSign in 2010

VeriSign discloses in quarterly SEC filing that hackers stole data in successful attacks, but doesn't say what data was stolen.

By February 2, 2012

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Feds: Power grid vulnerable to 'fast-moving cybersecurity threats'

FERC says it "does not have jurisdiction" over companies issuing digital signatures used for power grid authentication, and says existing law "is not adequate" to guard against cyberattack.

By August 28, 2012

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Disaster awaits U.S. power grid as cybersecurity lags

Digital signatures that protect access to power-plant control systems are highly insecure, an industry leader warns -- and some companies want to make the problem worse.

By June 14, 2012

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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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Rare peek: Inside Symantec's security fortress

The security world doesn't trust the Web. Symantec wants to prove naysayers wrong.

By August 23, 2012