Forged Certificates: Five Steps To Secure Your Enterprise

The high profile compromise of Comodo, a Certificate Authority, has raised the spectre of a security compromise in one of the Internet’s few security pillars: SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) encryption that secures a dizzying array of Internet- and Web based transactions. 

UPDATED: A major issuer of secure socket layer (SSL) certificates acknowledged on Wednesday that it had issued 9 fraudulent SSL certificates to seven Web domains, including those for Google.com, Yahoo.com and Skype.com following a security compromise at an affiliate firm. The attack originated from an IP address in Iran, according to a statement from Comodo Inc.

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