DigiNotar Related Articles


DigiNotar Breach Affected 531 Certificates

A preliminary analysis of the incident now claims that there have been 531 fraudulent certificates. The hackers may have explored DigiNotar’s servers for the first time in early June and gained control on June 17. The company detected the hack on June 19, but failed to prevent the creation of the first rogue certificate on July 2. The hacker activity apparently ended on July 22.

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GlobalSign Says No New Certificates, Pending Investigation

“GlobalSign takes this claim very seriously and is currently investigating,” according to a statement released by the company, which is the fifth-largest CA. “As a responsible CA, we have decided to temporarily cease issuance of all Certificates until the investigation is complete. We will post updates as frequently as possible.”

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Deleting the DigiNotar CA certificate

Mozilla has learned that a fraudulent SSL certificate for websites belonging to Google has been issued by DigiNotar. This is not a Firefox-specific issue and the certificate has now been canceled which should protect most people.

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Comodohacker returns in DigiNotar incident

A hacker known as Comodohacker has taken responsibility for the recent attack against Dutch certificate authority DigiNotar and is now threatening to release fake security certificates for other companies that he has hacked.

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Google One of Many Victims in SSL Certificate Hack

A Dutch company that issues digital certificates used to authenticate websites said late Tuesday that several dozen other websites in addition to Google have been affected by a security breach.

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