This Week in SSL – Shell Shock, Smartphone Encryption, and Google’s SSL Push

Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting articles that appeared this week on the subject of SSL Certificates and Internet security. Patch Bash NOW: ‘Shell Shock’ bug blasts OS X, Linux systems wide open This article, one of many on the topic this week, provides information about the newly-discovered “Shell Shock” bug […]

This Week in SSL – Firefox Security Update, Turkish Internet Crackdown, and more Security Woes for Android

Here’s a quick rundown of the most interesting articles across the Internet this week on the topic of SSL and network security. Firefox sneaks out an “inbetweener” update This week Firefox put out a “point release” to address some security issues, according to Paul Ducklin of nakedsecurity.com. Of the three fixes, one relates to SSL […]

This Week in SSL – Mozilla Revokes 1024-bit Roots Certs, Two-Factor Under Attack, Chinese MITM Attacks

Let’s take a look at some of the more intriguing news articles this week about SSL Certificates and network security. Security Growing Pangs Loom For 100K+ Sites with Newly Untrusted Certificates Ericka Chickowski of InformationWeek Dark Reading reveals that last week Mozilla revoked a number of root certificates using 1024-bit keys. These root certificates chained […]

This Week in SSL – Apple Cloud, Common Ecommerce Mistakes, and Google’s Aggressive SHA-2 Stance

Here is a compilation of some of the more interesting news articles this week on the topic of SSL Certificates and Internet security. CERT/CC Enumerates Android App SSL Validation Failures At threatpost.com, Michael Mimoso takes a look at work being done by researcher Will Dormann at the CERT Coordination Center at the Software Engineering Institute […]

This Week in SSL – Heartbleed Aftermath, Cert Revocation, HTTPS and Hosting Providers

Here is a roundup of interesting news articles published this week on the topic of SSL and network security. A Tale of Heartbleed Danny Bradbury of Infosecurity Magazine looks at the aftermath of the Heartbleed Bug in this informative story. He raises a number of concerns, including the fact that over 200,000 popular websites remain […]

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