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  • Comodo 'secure' web browser turns off web security

    02/03/2016 7:34:51 PM PST · by Utilizer · 13 replies
    iTnews ^ | Feb 3 2016 6:30PM (AUS) | Juha Saarinen
    Google has called out prominent digital certificates and security vendor Comodo for disabling web security with its web browser, putting users at risk of having their systems compromised by attackers. Comodo markets several web browsers, aimed at boosting security, speed and privacy. The company also offers other security software such as firewalls and anti-virus utilities. Google's Project Zero researchers found the Chromodo web browser, installed as part of the Comodo Internet Security suite and based on the open source Chromium software, dsiables the same-origin policy. Same-origin policy is a cornerstone in web security that stops code on untrusted web sites...
  • Web certificate fraud bears Iranian fingerprints

    03/24/2011 6:22:11 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 8 replies
    Inquirer/AFP ^ | 3-25-11
    SAN FRANCISCO—Hackers from Iran are suspected of swiping authentication data from a US computer security firm in an attempt to impersonate popular Google or Yahoo! sites. "The incident got close to, but was not quite, an Internet-wide security meltdown," Electronic Frontier Foundation senior staff technologist Peter Eckersley said in a message posted at the group's website. Hackers using computers with addresses in Iran posed as a European affiliate of New Jersey-based Comodo on March 15 to get digital certificates allowing the creation of imitation Google, Yahoo!, Microsoft or Skype log-in pages. "The attacker was well prepared and knew in advance...