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A Chinese company has been allegedly undermining the security of the Internet

A Chinese firm has apparently been undermining Internet security by issuing weak web security certificates — what makes that lock appear next to a website address that shows users the domain is secure — among other big issues. Researchers at Mozilla put together a lengthy technical analysis of their find, which alleges that  Shenzhen-based  WoSign was handing out certificates for websites to people who had no business getting them, or backdating their date of issuance to get around security protocols.
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