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25 'VeriSign Trusted' shops found to have XSS holes

25 'VeriSign Trusted' shops found to have XSS holes

A grey hat hacker has discovered cross-site scripting (XSS) holes in 25 UK online stores that are certified as safe by the likes of VeriSign, Visa, and MasterCard.

VeriSign admits it was hacked repeatedly in 2010, staff didn't tell senior management

VeriSign hacked

Internet giant VeriSign was admitted it was hacked repeatedly during 2010, but its IT staff only informed senior management in September 2011.

EFF uncovers further evidence of SSL CA bad behavior


The Electronic Frontier Foundation has published a report showing the SSL certificate industry has been ignoring policies and signing tens of thousands of invalid certificates.