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  When a CA becomes untrustable

Information security has become a vital part of people's life, especially for those people who spend much time online. Tons of data are being transmitted over the internet every second. These data include user ids, passwords, credit card information etc and some of them are sensitive information which needs secure way to transmit. Hence different protocols have been developed including SSL/TLS to encrypt data transmitted over the internet. The core of these security protocols is the certifi...

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  Resolving SVN error "Error validating server certificate for..."

When using SVN to connect secure server, the server needs to send its certificate to the client for verification. In some cases, the certificate sent by the server is not a trusted certificate, the client may choose to trust the certificate if the server is target server for sure.  But users may get "Error validating server certificate for 'https://...'" the next time when they try to connect to the same secure server even if they specified "p" the first time when they are prompted to accep...

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  Introduction to DTLS(Datagram Transport Layer Security)

Secure communication has become a vital requirement on the Internet. Lots of information transferred through the Internet are sensitive data such as financial transactions, medical information, media streaming etc. To ensure security of data transferred on the Internet, a few secure protocols have been designed including SSL/TLS and IPsec. Many large websites in the world have adopted TLS. Apart from SSL/TLS, there is some other protocol designed to be used in special cases. One of them is ...

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  Generate certificate with cRLDistributionPoints extension using OpenSSL

In an X509 certificate, the cRLDistributionPoints extension provides a mechanism for the certificate validator to retrieve a CRL(Certificate Revocation List) which can be used to verify whether the given certificate is revoked.   A cRLDistributionPoints extension can contain one or more DistributionPoints where the CRL can be retrieved from. Each DistributionPoint consists of three fields,each of which is optional: distributionPoint : it contains either a SEQUENCE of general...

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  Here is what XcodeGhost author says

The first compiler malware in iOS was disclosed by Chinese iOS developers on Wednesday(Beijing time). The name of this malware is XcodeGhost as described by Alibaba researchers who released the analysis of this malware.  The malicious code is located in a Mach-O object file that was repackaged into some versions of Xcode installers. These malicious installers were then uploaded to Baidu’s cloud file sharing service for used by Chinese iOS/OS X developers. Xcode is Apple’s offic...

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  The Curious Case of App Store Optimization

You may have heard of App Store Optimization (ASO) and feel your brains go into overdrive! Chances are you probably have no idea what that means or that it appears pretty much the same as Search Engine Optimization (SEO), only to realize that it is not so. Despite being warily relatable to SEO, the reality of ASO is far more deep and complex. A key differentiator of ASO and SEO is what happens when a visitor or user enters the website or the app, in this case. The moment a user enters the site t...

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  How Technology Can Prevent Casino Cheating

Cheating has been around as long as gambling itself, which is surely since the dawn on of time. Cheating in casinos, both land based and online, can prove a huge problem, not only for those playing against the cheater, but for the individual casino operators, as well as the industry in its entirety. Preventing cheating makes casino play fairer for all involved, both operators and their clients.Fortunately, in today's day and age, we have excellent, highly developed technology that can assist cas...

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  Get Facebook, Twitter and YouTube back

Facebook, Twitter and YouTube have become part of many people's daily network life. People hang around these sites to network with known and unknown friends, to know about the latest news and to relax with fancy video clips. But what will you feel if all of a sudden you cannot access them? Want to experience this? Go behind the GFW(Great Firewall) of China. Just a joke, but it's real. Huh, you are out of China? Don't worry. Change your DNS server to those located in China. I just experienced it,...

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