Be sure to update your browsers to block bad SSL certs from China

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I just updated to the new Firefox 37 and you should too. Both Google and Firefox are now block SSL Certificates from China’s┬áCNNIC Certificate Authority. They have be caught forging invalid certificates and you could be hacked if you visits websites that use these certificates.

http://www.theregister.co.uk/2015/04/02/mozilla_revokes_cnnic_cert_trust/

Apples Goto Fail

Did Apple Give The NSA A Back Door Into Your Computer and iPhone?

A major computer code fail was found in Apple’s SSL security check has gone seemingly un-noticed for years.

There’s been a website put up that will show if your system is vulnerable at http://gotofail.com

 

As of this writing you should run an update immediately on any Apple device you have anyway to update the operating system and fix this supposed error that was missed by Apple for so long.

If you want to learn more about the nitty gritty details of this bug listen to Security Now Broadcast 444