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May
2013

There’s something that I wanted to test out for quite some time, but kept postponing until recently. Adobe Reader will ask confirmation before it retrieves a URL when a PDF document contains an action to do so. But what about the Certificate Revocation List in a signed PDF document?When you open a signed PDF document […]

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Last year as we considered possible future threats, one of our predictions for 2011 thoughts turned to the use of stolen digital certificates becoming increasingly more common.  We envisioned malicious websites and applications being signed using stolen digital certificates and validated by products and applications that fail to keep up to date with these events. […]

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Firefox 6.0.2 has just come out, adding more protection to that provided by Firefox 6.0.1, which was necessitated by the mess caused by disgraced Dutch web security company DigiNotar. (DigiNotar is the former Certificate Authority – or so-called “authority” – which managed to issue more than 500 bogus digital certificates in the name of major […]

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