Microsoft deems all DigiNotar certificates untrustworthy, releases updates

Valdis.Kletnieks at Valdis.Kletnieks at
Sun Sep 11 19:37:36 UTC 2011

On Sun, 11 Sep 2011 13:00:09 MDT, Keith Medcalf said:
> The current system provides no more authentication or confidentiality
> than if everyone simply used self-signed certificates.

Not strictly true.  The current system at least gives you "you have reached
the hostname your browser tried to reach".  A self-signed cert doesn't
even give you that.
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