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April 23, 2020
Border crossings. Police checkpoints. Security cages. Secret safes. These are just some of the hurdles certificate authorities face as they strive to maintain security during COVID-19.
January 22, 2020
Security researchers revealed Netgear firmware exposed TLS certificate keys, but SearchSecurity discovered it wasn't the first time the issue had been reported to the vendor.
September 17, 2019
A new certificate fraud scheme involves a threat actor impersonating company execs to purchase certs which are then resold to those looking to spread malware.
March 22, 2019
Security researchers discovered the availability of SSL/TLS certificates for sale on the dark web, which allow cybercriminals to disguise their malicious activity as legitimate.
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