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11/29/2011
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Ten Big Breaches In 2011

No one was immune: not social networks, not financial institutions, and not even security firms
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What happened: An attacker stole the username and password belonging to a Comodo trusted partner and used the credentials to register nine SSL certificates for seven high-value domains, including Google, Skype, and Yahoo. An Iranian hacker takes credit for the attack -- and a later attack on DigiNotar -- on Pastebin.

Losses: Nine certificates for high-quality domains and the unquestioning trust that many users had in the system of certificate authorities.

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4/17/2013 | 7:10:31 AM
re: Ten Big Breaches In 2011
Excellent visual guide
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