Faked NatWest, Halifax bank sites score REAL security certs

Netcraft wonders if CAs are taking verification rules seriously. Simon Sharwood: UK Banks Halifax and NatWest are among organisations targeted by fake sites that have won SSL certificates from certification…

Symantec Sacks Staff After Issuing Unauthorized Google Certs

Pre-certificate was neither requested nor authorized by Google Phil Muncaster Symantec has been forced to sack several employees after Google spotted that the firm¬ís CA subsidiary Thawte issued unauthorized certificates…

What You Should, But Don't, Do About Untrusted Certs, CAs

Security departments could take measures to protect organizations from untrusted certificate authorities and counterfeit SSL certs, but most don’t bother. Sara Peters Despite worries about counterfeit certificates and man-in-the-middle attacks…