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Android Apps Leak Sensitive Data
2012-10-22 19:58:02

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As many as 41 apps in Google's Play Market were found to leak sensitive data, such as online banking and social networking credentials, as well as email and instant messaging communications. The programs identified were running on handsets using the Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android software. The apps that make user phones vulnerable were identified in a research paper published by computer scientists at the Leibniz University of...

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2011-09-10 04:19:45

  In the wake of the DigiNotar threat, Apple patched their Mac OS X software to remove the Dutch certificate issuer from their list of trusted providers, while Firefox developer Mozilla issued an ultimatum to certificate authorities to improve their security or face being blocked. According to BBC News, Mozilla sent a warning to certificate authorities (CAs), advising that they had until September 16 ensure that their security had not been compromised. If they cannot prove that...

2011-09-07 14:00:00

DigiCert, Inc. partners with IaaS leader to provide SSL certificates and support for Dyn customers. Lindon, UT (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 DigiCert, Inc. is pleased to announce a new partnership with Dyn (Dynamic Network Services Inc) an Internet Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) leader specializing in DNS and email delivery services. This partnership will help transition Dynâs SSL customers to DigiCert SSL Certificates, used to secure the transfer of sensitive information...

Fake Google SSL Certificates Putting Political Dissidents In Danger
2011-08-30 09:32:02

  Iranian internet users and others are believed to be at risk from a fake web certificate that could let hackers steal passwords and data from apparently secure connections to Google sites such as Gmail, CNET is reporting. The rogue SSL certificate is used to digitally “sign” HTTPS connections to any Google site and was issued by a Dutch company called DigiNotar on July 10. In particular, political dissidents who put their trust in Google´s systems for their...

2011-06-27 04:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security International, Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in strong authentication products and services, today announced that it launches its CertiID Managed PKI services on a global scale. With CertiID Managed PKI, corporations all over the world can benefit from trusted certificates and digital signatures without the need of implementing a PKI infrastructure...

2011-06-20 04:00:00

OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill. and ZURICH, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- VASCO Data Security Inc. (Nasdaq: VDSI; www.vasco.com), a leading software security company specializing in authentication products and services, today announced that it will tackle the global SSL and EV SSL market with its own set of CertiID SSL and EV SSL certificates. VASCO's move towards the global SSL-certificate sector is a consequence of its recent acquisition of the Dutch internet trust provider DigiNotar. The SSL...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
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