• More Google Fraudulent Certificates

    On July 2, Google became aware of fraudulent certificates that were incorrectly issued to Google-owned domain names. The certificates were issued by National Informatics Centre (NIC) of India, which is a subordinate certification authority (CA) to Indian Controller of Certifying Authorities (India CCA). The miss-issued certificates could have been used to spoof content, perform phishing attacks or perform man-in-the-middle (MITM)

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  • Should You Use SHA-2?

    A common question we receive from certificate customers: should we ask Entrust to sign our certificate with a signature using the SHA-2 hashing algorithm?

        in Certificate Management, SSL, SSL Deployment
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  • Certificate Key Lengths: Bigger is Better

    As previously discussed,  Microsoft issued a security advisory announcing they will block keys that are less than 1024 bits long. This feature will appear in an update for supported versions of Microsoft Windows (not affecting Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012; the functionality is already there) and, of course, you have to upgrade to this version for this feature to

        in Certificate Management, SSL, SSL Deployment
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  • Conficker, I Knew We Would Meet Again!

    Oh, Conficker. I just knew you’d be back in our lives. Somehow, someway. I recently read an interesting article from SC Magazine, “Thanks to weak passwords, Conficker worm still rampant.” Conficker was a nasty little worm that wreaked havoc for a large number of people; I guess you could argue it still is. It all started in 2008 when the

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  • Certificate Key Lengths: Bigger is Better

    As previously discussed,  Microsoft issued a security advisory announcing they will block keys that are less than 1024 bits long. This feature will appear in an update for supported versions of Microsoft Windows (not affecting Windows 8 or Windows Server 2012; the functionality is already there) and, of course, you have to upgrade to this version for this feature to

        in Certificate Management, SSL, ...
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  • Conficker, I Knew We Would Meet Again!

    Oh, Conficker. I just knew you’d be back in our lives. Somehow, someway. I recently read an interesting article from SC Magazine, “Thanks to weak passwords, Conficker worm still rampant.” Conficker was a nasty little worm that wreaked havoc for a large number of people; I guess you could argue it still is. It all started in 2008 when the

        in Malware
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