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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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Google refused to trust certificates WoSign and StartCom

Following a similar decision taken by Mozilla and Apple, Google decided to abandon the new digital certificates issued by the two certification authorities – WoSign and StartCom. The reason is that these CAs are breaking the rules and industry best

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Mozilla bans Chinese WoSign – Firefox no longer trusts their SSL-certificates

Starting in January, any site that uses the new certificate from the Chinese CA WoSign will have a problem with Firefox users. The Mozilla, the company that is responsible for the creation of Firefox, announced that it will block all

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Apple denied a certificate trust of WoSign

Apple has exacerbated the deplorable situation of the WoSign, announcing that soon will withdraw confidence to its free intermediate SSL-certificates for MacOS. Apple’s decision was made public a few days after Mozilla has accused this Chinese CA in the issuing

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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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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.