Certificate slip lets phishers create fake Google sites

Google is warning that users are at risk of phishing attacks after Turkish Certificate Authority TurkTrust mistakenly issued the wrong type of certificate to two organizations.

DigiNotar security breach hit CIA, MI6 and Mossad

Dutch firm DigiNotar issued twice as many fraudulent security certificates as initially believed, according to the auditors investigating the breach - and affected intelligence agencies including the CIA.

Fake certificate puts Gmail users at risk

A fake web certificate has been circulating for nearly two months, allowing hackers to steal passwords and data from Google sites.

Lone hacker lays claim to SSL attack

An Iranian hacker has claimed responsibility for last week's attempt to hack the internet's Secure Socket layer (SSL).

Iran linked to massive net attack

Iranian hackers are believed to be behind an attempt to hack the internet's Secure Socket Layer (SSL). If successful, it would have allowed the hackers to impersonate Google, Yahoo, Skype, Mozilla and Microsoft.

Corporate America loses control of social networking

Suits, ties and drones beware! A recent study has concluded that social media usage in corporate America is "fast outpacing" its system of rigid control.