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Chinese CA issued SSL-certificate for Github domain to simple user

An applicant may receive a free SSL-certificate for the base domain, if he can confirm the control of a subdomain. Chinese certification authority (CA) WoSign, specializing in the issue of free SSL-certificates, mistakenly issued certificates for basic domains Github and

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Fraudsters use StartEncrypt to obtain SSL-certificates

If the title makes someone a slight feeling of déjà vu, it is not surprising. In March 2016 the Israeli company StartCom, which owns StartSSL service and project StartEncrypt for issuance of free SSL-certificates to everyone, has suffered from a

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