Microsoft issues warning after Xbox Live certificate ‘inadvertently’ leaks

A malicious attacker could in theory use the leaked security certificate to launch a man-in-the-middle attack, intercepting Xbox Live usernames, passwords and even payments made by game players.

Dell root certificate vulnerability leaves users open to attack

Dell has confirmed that a root certificate vulnerability that is present on some of its laptops and computers, means they can be exploited by cybercriminals.

Online PC Support scam: from cold calling to malware

Here’s a brazen fake antivirus program that falsely declares you are infected, then locks your screen and asks you call a toll free number for Support, which then asks you to pay to remove the fake infection.

Code certificate laissez-faire leads to banking Trojans

Technical analysis of malware that abuses code signing certificates normally used to positively identify a software publisher and to guarantee code is unchanged.

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