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Microsoft revokes rogue digital certificate for Google and other web domains

2015/03/26

Softpedia - (International) Microsoft updated its Certificate Trust List (CTL) for Windows operating systems and pushed automatic updates to revoke a certificate fraudulently issued by Egypt-based MCS Holdings. The fraudulent certificates affected several Google and other domains, and left Windows users vulnerable to Web content spoofing, phishing, and man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacks.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Microsoft-Revokes-Rogue-Digital-Certificate-for-Google-and-Other-Web-Domains-476809.shtml

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:51