Comodo Hacker Posts Fraudulent SSL Certificate Online, FBI Investigates

Comodo Hacker Posts Fraudulent SSL Certificate Online, FBI Investigates
Publié par Kara Reeder Mar 30, 2011 11:09:12 AM on http://www.itbusinessedge.com

The “Comodo Hacker” has uploaded one of the SSL certificates fraudulently acquired from Comodo in an effort to convince doubters that the hack is legitimate, reports v3.co.uk.

A single Iranian hacker has claimed responsibility for the security breach. The same hacker has posted a Mozilla add-on certificate, along with a brutal attack on those who still don’t believe that a single individual was solely responsible for the attack.

Meanwhile, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a probe into how the attacker was able to pull off the breach. CNET News quotes Comodo CEO Melih Abdulhayoglu as saying:

We’re letting the government agencies handle the issue and figure out what exactly has happened here.

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