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Symantec employees fired for issuing rogue HTTPS certificate for Google


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#1 mralias518

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Posted 21 September 2015 - 09:33 PM

Symantec has fired an undisclosed number of employees after they were caught issuing unauthorized cryptographic certificates that made it possible to impersonate HTTPS-protected Google webpages.

 

See article here>>>http://arstechnica.com/security/2015/09/symantec-employees-fired-for-issuing-rogue-https-certificate-for-google/


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Posted 21 September 2015 - 10:07 PM

What a crummy way to lose a good job.

 

"let's see if we can do this, wow yeah it works!.... oh dear, we're fired."



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Posted 22 September 2015 - 06:05 PM

And it took the folks at Google to discover this.
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