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  • Lenovo makes new critical security mistakes

    06.05.2015

    After the Superfish debacle earlier this year, Lenovo's security practices have once again been found lacking as researchers have discovered several vulnerabilities in the company's System Update software.

  • Mozilla revokes trust for CNNIC certificates

    03.04.2015

    Mozilla has joined Google in revoking trust for certificates issued by the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) Certificate Authority.

  • Google decides to stop trusting CNNIC certificates

    02.04.2015

    In the wake of last week's incident caused by the issuance of unauthorized digital certificates for a number of Google domains by the hands of MCS Holdings, an intermediate CA operating under the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), Google has decided to make its Chrome browser no longer recognise the digital certificate issued by CNNIC as valid.

  • How to wipe Superfish adware and offending cert from your Lenovo laptop

    20.02.2015

    After the recent revelation that Lenovo has been shipping some of it laptops with pre-installed adware that's also breaking the security of secure connections by using self-signed MITM SSL certificates, the company has attempted to minimize the fallout by reiterating the initial explanation about why they did it: to help their customers.

  • Gogo in-flight WiFi service serves fliers fake Google certs

    06.01.2015

    Gogo, a noted provider of in-flight broadband Internet service, has been spotted serving a fake Google SSL certificate to fliers trying to access YouTube, effectively performing a Man-in-the-Middle attack against them.




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