SSL 'inventor' sues VeriSign and RSA

Thursday, 27 February 2003, 4:51 PM EST

Technology commercialised by VeriSign and RSA to secure Internet transactions infringes on patents owned by a retired engineer, his lawyer has told a court.

Leon Stambler, 74, is seeking more than $20m (12.6m) in damages in a trial that began in the federal district court in Wilmington, Delaware, after settling similar claims with other companies.

VeriSign and RSA are defending their right to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) technology, which has become the authentication standard for the millions of Internet transactions that occur every day.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //