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Google to drop China’s CNNIC Root Certificate Authority after trust breach

Last month, a Chinese certificate authority issued valid security certificates for a number of domains, including Google’s, without their permission, which resulted in a major trust breach in the cryp... read more

Google Chrome will banish Chinese certificate authority for breach of trust [Updated]

Google's Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox browsers will stop trusting all new digital certificates issued by the China Internet Network Information Center following a major trust breach last week ... Mozi... read more

UPDATE: Google, Mozilla revoke authority of CNNIC after breach of trust

San Francisco, April 2, 2015--The Committee to Protect Journalists welcomes Google's plan to revoke the authority of root certificates belonging to China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC) fo... read more

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Google Punishes China's Internet Agency for Leaving Users Vulnerable to Hacks

Google ... websites drop CNNIC and start using a different certificate authority, or, Grooten said, "Chinese users will get so many [certificate] warnings they'll have to switch browsers to something ... read more


Google drops support for Chinese internet security certificates after trust breach

Search giant Google will no longer recognise security certificates issued by the official China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) following what experts called a "major breach of public trus... read more

Has SSL become pointless? Researchers suspect state-sponsored CA forgery

Those certificates ... automatically trust all the certificates in his browser's root store, became a sticky one for Mozilla earlier this year. At that time, the organization added the state-run China ... read more

What You Should, But Don't, Do About Untrusted Certs, CAs

Google responded by removing CNNIC from Chrome's list of trusted root CAs; Mozilla also ... following the guidance NIST developed after the DigiNotar incident, "Preparing for and Responding to Certifi... read more

How a 2011 Hack You’ve Never Heard of Changed the Internet’s Infrastructure

Two days later, Google ... trust. These elite certificate authorities are called root CAs. And the root CAs can, in turn, grant that same authority to any other intermediate CA they choose to endorse. ... read more

Google and Mozilla will revoke certificates issued by Chinese certificate authorities as "untrusted"

Google Chrome and Mozilla's Firefox, ChineseCertification authority ... all certificates issued from MCS have been revoked. In addition, although the Google side is comparatively mildly responding "CN... read more

Google warns of unauthorized TLS certificates trusted by almost all OSes [Updated]

In the latest security lapse involving the Internet's widely used encryption system, Google ... under the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). The Chinese domain registrar and certificat... read more

Drop in .CN Spam after NIC Changes Registration Policy

This trend seems to be related to new domain registration requirements recently introduced by China's Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC). On December 11 ... top-level domain (TLD) this year, ... read more

The Morning Download: Retailer New York & Company Melds Online, Physical Supply Chains

China ... accepting CNNIC certificates after a joint investigation with CNNIC into a security breach at an Egyptian company MCS Holdings. While Google determined MCS’s misuse of certificates wasn’t ma... read more



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