The dilemma, according to Intrepidus consultant Michael Zusman, is the degree of Web apps and automation CAs deploy to hasten the validation of certificates. Zusman demonstrated how he'd used phony credentials top obtain certificates from CAs StartCom, THWATE, and LoginLive.com.
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Secure Certificate Vulnerabilities Revealed
The SSL Certificate that tells visitors a site is certified as trustworthy may be easier to fake than previously thought. And that's one more reminder that the whole system of trust authorization is in need of work.