Apple fakery, DNS hack, DigiNotar, Linux, Wikileaks – 60 Sec Security


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In this episode:

* Apple hired an expert on fake viagra to help the company track down knock-off Apple products.

* A raft of companies briefly lost control of their websites, following a DNS hijack against their service provider.

* VASCO-owned certificate authority DigiNotar imploded in disgrace after issuing more than 500 fraudulent digital certificates.

* Part of the official Linux kernel repository got infected with malware. Don’t laugh.

* Wikileaks front-man Julian Assange made a cryptographic blunder, leading to a massive leak from Wikileaks itself.