The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Mozilla is taking steps to limit the risk of powerful subordinate Certificate Authority (CA) certificates falling into the hands of attackers and potentially being used to issue rogue certificates for use in SSL snooping attacks.
By Lucian Constantin | 19 February, 2013 21:50
Turktrust, the Turkish certificate authority (CA) responsible for issuing an intermediate CA certificate that was later used to generate an unauthorized certificate for google.com, claims that the bad Google certificate was not used for dishonest purposes.
By Lucian Constantin | 04 January, 2013 17:50
Point-of-sale payment processing devices for credit and debit cards are proving to be rich targets for cybercriminals due to lax security controls, particularly among small businesses, according to a report from Trustwave.
By Jeremy Kirk | 04 March, 2011 01:02
Visa Inc. last week sent a fraud alert to banks and payment processors warning them to look out for a "large batch settlement fraud scheme" involving a merchant account in East Europe.
By Jaikumar Vijayan | 12 May, 2010 08:17
As the new year gets underway, more of the big fish in the security pond are gobbling up smaller ones known for their expertise in specialized fields.
By Ellen Messmer | 13 January, 2010 10:39