SSL scandal: Gogo LLC sends security shockwaves
How One Airborne Wi-Fi Provider Issued Fake Google SSL Certificates, and Faced the Consequences
The desire for greater privacy protections online has prompted individuals and companies to adopt SSL encryption and "always-on HTTPS."
Unfortunately, some worry that the growing use of "transport encryption" may pave the way for common use of fake security certificates, which in turn could enable man-in-the-middle attacks, concealed malware or DNS attacks.
This e-guide features a case study on how Gogo LLC issued fake Google SSL certificates. Learn how this incident caused ripples in the security industry, and uncover ways some vendors are increasingly observing encrypted traffic.