Comodo flags its certificate service as suspicious

Powered by SC Magazine
 

Bug fixed, reputation red flags clear.

In brief: Comodo’s online certificate status protocol (OCSP) service was flagged as suspicious this week by both McAfee and the company’s own site inspector checks.

The site was reported as distributing malware this week, preventing some users who had activated mandatory OCSP checks from accessing sites.

The gaffe has since been cleared.

The OCSP service allowed users to verify individual revoked SSL certificates. 

SANS Institute Johannes Ullrich said its Internet Storms blog was affected.

Copyright © SC Magazine, Australia


Comodo flags its certificate service as suspicious
 
 
 
Top Stories
Change is the only constant at iiNet
iiNet's Matthew Toohey is trialling IBM's Watson - between preparing for an acquisition and making sure Netflix doesn't swamp the network.
 
Why straight-through processing is the holy grail for banks
Big benefits from stripping away human intervention and digitising processes.
 
CBA sued over frozen millions in IT bribery scandal
Eric Pulier's not-for profit lodges lawsuit in US.
 
 
Sign up to receive iTnews email bulletins
   FOLLOW US...
Latest Comments
Polls
Should Optus make a bid for iiNet?

   |   View results
Yes
  44%
 
No
  56%
TOTAL VOTES: 665

Vote