A world of hurt after GoDaddy, Apple, and Google misissue >1 million SSL certificates

Posted by on Mar 13, 2019 in Google, Mac / Apple, Security News, Web & Graphic Design News

A major operational error by GoDaddy, Apple, and Google has resulted in the issuance of at least 1 million browser-trusted digital certificates that don’t comply with binding industry mandates. The number of non-compliant certificates may be double that number, and other browser-trusted authorities are also likely to be affected.

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New Scam Holds YouTube Channels for Ransom

Posted by on Feb 2, 2019 in Google, Internet

Scammers are abusing the YouTube policy violation system by filing fake copyright infringements against content creators until their channel is close to being suspended. These scammers then hold the channel ransom by telling YouTubers to send them a payment or they will file another copyright infringement to have the channel suspended.

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