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    Kaspersky reports digitally signed malware -- malicious files using legitimate digital certificates -- is a growing threat to enterprises, increasing four-fold in the past six years.

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  • How to detect fraudulent certificates that look real

    Malware using seemingly real digital certificates is becoming more prevalent. Expert Nick Lewis discusses how to detect fraudulent certificates.

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  • Understanding digital-certificate infrastructure

    In this tip, we take a look under the hood of the digital-certificate infrastructure and provide you with the knowledge you need to assess the adequacy of the technology.

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  • Creating your own Windows digital certificates: The risks and benefits

    Perhaps you've considered generating your own digital certificates for your Windows system, but you weren't sure how safe that would be. This tip outlines the risks and benefits involved in creating your own certificates.

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  • Microsoft releases beta for digital certificate tool

    Certificate Lifecycle Management Beta 2 is out, but experts say the technology is still a solution waiting for a problem.

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  • digital certificate

    A digital certificate is an electronic "passport" that allows a person, computer or organization to exchange information securely over the Internet using the public key infrastructure (PKI). A digital certificate may also be referred to as a public key certificate.

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  • X.509 certificate

    An X.509 certificate is a digital certificate that uses the widely accepted international X.509 public key infrastructure standard to verify that a public key belongs to the user, computer or service identity contained within the certificate.

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  • Rogue digital certificates strike blow to Internet security

    Security researchers exploit weaknesses in digital certificates to bypass browser security. Experts say the method is within reach of well-funded cybercriminals.

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