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[SND]Stolen Google Certificate Puts Gmail Accounts in Danger

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Hackers have obtained a Google website authentication certificate, putting anyone visiting a Google-owned Web property, including Gmail and YouTube, in serious danger. The Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificate allows whoever is wielding it to set up fraudulent Web pages under a legitimate Google domain name; the victims, security researchers say, would believe they were on a perfectly safe Google site while, behind the scenes, attackers could harvest all their personal information.
http://www.securitynewsdaily.com/sto...n-danger-1107/
    
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This is a day old. and most browsers have already blacklisted the cert. However when i read or see something like this. my first reaction is to change my log in passwords. I would suggest you all do the same. Its better to be safe then exploited
    
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Good looking out! Thanks.
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That must be what this tiny Opera update is about today.
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post #5 of 5
Yet another certificate authority that's been hacked. After Comodo and the Stuxnet cert hacks this is getting a bit ridiculous. I like openness but it seems like there needs to be more oversight in this area.
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