Tag Archives: Sophos

Sophos Breach Tied to Partner Portal

April 6, 2012 by Jon Callas     2 Comments

Security Week reports in, “Sophos Kills Partner Portal After Suffering Breach” that the security firm Sophos has disabled its partner portal after discovering a breach. They aren’t saying much yet — kudos to them for their disclosure and response — but they think that the breach came from an older part of their portal, and [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: Breach, SC Magazine, security

SSL domain authentication needs improvement

January 27, 2012 by Jon Callas     2 Comments

Should we really be taking the domain owner’s word for it? Blogmaster Note: This was originally posted on January 27,  2012 to ComputerWorld UK’s Security Spotlight Blog. In her Dark Reading article, “Is SSL Cert Holder ID Verification a Joke?“, Ericka Chickowski discusses if certificate authorities do enough identity checking for Domain Validated (DV) certificates. I [Read More...]

Filed Under: General Tagged With: dv, Ericka Chickowski, EV SSL