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  1. This POODLE Bites: New Vulnerability Found on Servers

    Today, Google announced a vulnerability in the implementation of the SSL 3.0 protocol, potentially compromising secure connections online. DigiCert and other security experts are recommending system administrators disable SSL 3.0 on their servers and use TLS 1.1 or 1.2. This vulnerability does not affect SSL Certificates. There is no need to renew, reissue, or reinstall any…


  2. The Week in SSL – JPMorgan Spear Phishing, Patching USBs, and Xbox Tech Stolen

    Digital Security News

    Here is a recap of the major news stories this week on the topic of SSL and network security. JPMorgan Bracing For ‘Spear Phishing’ Campaign Elizabeth MacDonald of Fox Business reports that “JPMorgan Chase officials are bracing for a massive spear phishing campaign launched by cyber thieves who broke into the bank’s servers in the…


  3. NCSAM Tip of the Week: Look for SHA-1 Browser Warnings

    Secure HTTPS Sites Get Google Rank Benefit

    It’s October, which means that it’s time for National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) again! To do our part and help promote cyber security awareness, DigiCert will be posting security tips every day as well as a blog post once a week in coordination with that week’s theme. To see our daily security tips, follow…


  4. This Week in SSL – Shell Shock, Smartphone Encryption, and Google’s SSL Push

    Digital Security News

    Let’s take a look at some of the more interesting articles that appeared this week on the subject of SSL Certificates and Internet security. Patch Bash NOW: ‘Shell Shock’ bug blasts OS X, Linux systems wide open This article, one of many on the topic this week, provides information about the newly-discovered “Shell Shock” bug…