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9000 erroneously issued GoDaddy SSL-certificates have been revoked

An error occurred on Tuesday, led to the situation that GoDaddy was forced to withdraw a few thousand issued SSL-certificates. This problem has been disclosed by users who passed information to the public. The users received an email with the

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Facebook is working with companies to identify fake SSL-certificates

Facebook recently released a tool that is aimed at the detection of TLS / SSL fake certificates issued without the knowledge of the respective domain owners. The tool works with the data obtained from numerous publicly available transparency logs. Transparency

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Opinions about deprivation of trust to the two major CA – WoSign and StartCom

Effect of withdrawal of confidence in the two CA – WoSign and StartCom – are unusual. RiskIQ, security vendor, has estimated that about 760,000 sites using SSL / TLS certificates issued by StartCom or WoSign. “I am sure that the

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Error with GlobalSign certificates led to massive problems with HTTPS-sites

GlobalSign’s success as a root certificate authority this week was staggered. Certification Center was unable to maintain the usual protocols. The result was that many sites, both large and small, are faced with SSL-certificates’ problems. Some users are faced with

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Google has made the list of untrusted providers of digital certificates

In an effort to improve trust in the web, Google released a new tool for tracking fraud CAs. Google has decided to implement a set of tools to monitor the digital certificate providers that can deal with fraud. This set

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All about SSL

This site is dedicated to SSL-certificates. You will learn what is an SSL certificate, how to issue and reissue it. FAQ SSL will be useful for both novices and pros. SSL Knowledgebase contains sections on validation, trust logo, vulnerabilities, SSL-certificates differences by type (Wildcard, EV, DV, etc.), as well as many other things.