Apple Strikes Stolen SSL Certificates From OS X

Apple released an update to Mac OS X that blocks Safari users from reaching sites secured with certificates stolen from a Dutch company last summer.

The update follows others by Microsoft, Google, Mozilla and Opera Software, which have already blocked or permanently barred the use of all certificates issued by DigiNotar, a certificate authority, or CA, that acknowledged its servers were breached and unauthorized SSL (secure socket layer) certificates obtained by one or more attackers.

Apple’s update came just days after a security researcher criticized the company for “dragging its feet.” In March, Apple took a month to block nine certificates stolen from U.S.-based Comodo, three weeks longer than Microsoft.
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About John Bertoli

I enjoy to read and write. I am an aspiring author and am interested in marketing, SEO strategies, finance, trading, and entrepreneurship. I started working at Bat Blue Corporation part-time during my senior year at Stevens Institute of Technology and continued after graduation, realizing how experienced and dedicated the Bat Blue technologists were. I serve as the Marketing Associate, in charge of writing press releases and case studies, as well as developing content for our website http://www.batblue.com. I organize exhibition events throughout the year, providing market exposure for the company and produce a daily network security newsletter sent to over 5,000 subscribers, known as The Daily Security Briefing. By utilizing Bat Blue's past achievements and current accomplishments, I strive to leverage these successes to create brand recognition and develop future opportunities for the company.
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