Apple criticized for not blocking stolen Certs

CWmike writes A security researcher has criticized Apple for lagging behind with its response to the fiasco DigiNotar certificate. He urged the company to quickly update Mac OS X to protect users. We are looking for some very serious issues [about the trust on the Web] and it does not help matters when Apple is dragging its feet, said Paul Henry, a security analyst and forensic science with Lumension. Unlike Microsoft, Windows update on Tuesday to block all SSL certificates issued by DigiNotar, Apple has not updated Mac OS X to do the same. Meanwhile, even the Mac OS X users who want to move yourself are paralyzed, Bob McMillan reports, because the OS can not properly revoke digital certificates doubtful.




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