Codebreaker

The fox strikes back OR More like You’reFiredFox

John Moe Sep 9, 2011

In the wake of the Diginotar digital certificate scandal we’ve been reporting, Mozilla has asked all of the 54 certificate authorities it works with to review their security, or else. The “or else” isn’t really known at this point, but it could mean being blocked on Firefox. If some authorities don’t comply by the September 16 deadline, there could be a whole lotta nothing on the Internet.

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