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Three Symantec employees fired for issuing fake Google SSL certificates

2015/09/20

Softpedia - (International) Symantec fired three employees for issuing rogue Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates after Google engineers working for the Certificate Transparency project discovered that the company had issued fake Google.com certificates with "extended validation" labels.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/three-symantec-employees-fired-for-issuing-fake-google-com-ssl-certificates-492190.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.


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