Posts Tagged ‘SSL’

China’s Great Cannon Raises Questions For China’s Top Search Engine

The news in recent days of China’s “Great Cannon” and a related research report from Canada has cast a spotlight from outside China on the machinations of China’s government-run Internet services. Dubbed “Great Cannon” in a research report from the University of Toronto’s Citizenlab, the researchers say, “The Great Cannon is not simply an extension […]


Google Freezes Chinese Websites And Certificate Authority

Thousands of Chinese websites will soon be marked unsafe by Google’s Chrome browser. Adam Langley, a Google security engineer, says, “On Friday, March 20th, we became aware of unauthorized digital certificates for several Google domains. The certificates were issued by an intermediate certificate authority apparently held by a company called MCS Holdings. This intermediate certificate […]