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On keys, trust, and webs

On keys, trust, and webs

Posted Oct 11, 2011 21:15 UTC (Tue) by jcm (subscriber, #18262)
In reply to: On keys, trust, and webs by ras
Parent article: On keys, trust, and webs

In fairness, Google wasn't vulnerable (in Chrome) to the root cert. issues because they had added a cert hashing check and whitelists to their browser specifically to work around this kind of attack (something I love about them as the modern Xerox PARC, Sun, or Bell Labs of our time). It only worked if you were using Chrome, but they did think about it.


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