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Google Account Security in Iran

We learned last week that the compromise of a Dutch company involved with verifying the authenticity of websites could have put the Internet communications of many Iranians at risk, including their Gmail. While Google’s internal systems were not compromised, we are directly contacting possibly affected users and providing similar information …

iPhone Certificate Flaws

The iPhone is obviously a consumer market product which was later enhanced to become an enterprise device. Unfortunately, it seems Apple messed up their corporate-oriented functionality, ending up with something that proves to be hard to integrate in a public-key infrastructure in any secure way. The following page summarizes our …

GlobalSign Revokes Cert of Rogue Security App

GlobalSign has revoked the digital certificate of a rogue security application, which acquired the veneer of respectability by parading the credentials while trying to scam users. Antivirus XP 2008, identified as malware by Sunbelt Software and other security firms, was digitally signed by Globalsign. Alerted by The Register on Friday, …

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