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Adobe said on Friday that its products would soon reject certificates issued by the disgraced Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar following the Dutch government’s decision, Friday, to revoke DigiNotar PKIoverheid CA certificates used by government agencies on September 28.
DigiNotar, the embattled Dutch certificate authority at the center of a global scandal after issuing hundreds of forged digital certificates has filed for voluntary bankruptcy today, according to a press release from parent company VASCO.
by Roel SchouwenbergEditor’s note: This story was reposted from Securelist.com.In an almost unprecedented event the Dutch minister of internal affairs gave a press conference at 1:15 AM Friday to Saturday night. He announced the Dutch government was revoking trust in Diginotar.
A new report from the Conficker Working Group concludes that coordinated efforts to stomp out the botnet were a mixed bag: helping to thwart the worm’s efforts to register Web domains that it used to spread, but failing to remove the worm from infected Windows computers.
A new study finds that a tool used to carry out distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks on behalf of whistle blower Web site Wikileaks may, itself, leak the identity of those running the software.
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