Microsoft deems all DigiNotar certificates untrustworthy, releases

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Tue Sep 13 22:51:42 CDT 2011


On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:44 PM, Christopher Morrow
<morrowc.lists at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:33 PM, Jima <nanog at jima.tk> wrote:
>> On 2011-09-13 20:26, Christopher Morrow wrote:
>>>
>>> On Tue, Sep 13, 2011 at 11:22 AM, Michiel Klaver<michiel at klaver.it>
>>>  wrote:
>>>>
>>>> No need for (financial) pain, there are free of charge ssl certificates
>>>> available, see for example:
>>>>
>>>> http://www.startssl.com/?app=1
>>>
>>> eddy stopped issuing
>>
>>  Huh?  I'm a bit lost here, since I had two StartSSL certs issued yesterday
>> afternoon.
>
> orly? wierd, they made a press release ~last-june (I think?) stating
> they were stopping issuance indefinitely. I do hope they are actually
> issuing again :)

<http://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/ca-startssl-compromised-says-certificates-not-affected-062111>

has a link to the startssl page about this, which doesn't appear to
load for me (now)... maybe they are back in business!

>
> I like my random numbers to be free.
>
> -chris
>



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