Hacked security firm closes its doors

    Date21 Sep 2011
    CategoryLatest News
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Dutch security firm DigiNotar has filed for voluntary bankruptcy following a series of attacks by a hacker. The attackers penetrated DigiNotar's internal systems and then issued fake security certificates so they could impersonate web firms. The certificates are believed to have been used to eavesdrop on the Google email accounts of about 300,000 people.
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