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Feb 2 2012   9:21PM GMT

VeriSign hack (2010)



Posted by: Dan O'Connor
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symantec hack
verisign
verisign hack

While it happened a while ago, it just came to light in a filing to the SEC.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/02/02/us-hacking-verisign-idUSTRE8110Z820120202

The details in the story are lacking, but this type of attack can be very serious.  It also seems to be a trend of attacking certificate signors.  Having a legit signed bank or Google cert can net you a ton of money.

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