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Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

Discussion in 'The Hacker News' started by RSS, Aug 29, 2016.

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    A Chinese certificate authority (CA) appeared to be making a significant security blunder by handing out duplicate SSL certificates for a base domain if someone just has control over its any subdomain. The certificate authority, named WoSign, issued a base certificate for the Github domains to an unnamed GitHub user. But How? First of all, do you know, the traditional Digital Certificate

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