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Trust issues: Know the limits of SSL certificates
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2017, 02:42:37 PM »
Trust issues: Know the limits of SSL certificates
6 April 2017, 2:16 pm



Certificate authorities (CAs) have given themselves a black eye lately, making it hard for users to trust them. Google stopped trusting Symantec after discovering the CA had mis-issued thousands of certificates over several years, and researchers found that phishing sites were using PayPal-labeled certificates issued by Linux Foundation’s Let’s Encrypt CA. Even with these missteps, the CAs play a critical role in establishing trust on the internet.

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