[cryptography] Misuses/abuses of Sony's compromised root certificate?

Ryan Carboni ryacko at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 20:13:21 EST 2014


Pretty sure it's an internal root certificate to the Sony corporation.

On Wed, Dec 17, 2014 at 1:19 PM, Erwann Abalea <eabalea at gmail.com> wrote:
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> 2014-12-17 21:41 GMT+01:00 Jeffrey Walton <noloader at gmail.com>:
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>> Has anyone come across any reports of abuse due to Sony's compromised
>> root? I believe its named "Sony Corp. CA 2 Root"?
>>
>> I did not find it in the Windows 8.1 certificate store. Are any of the
>> browsers carrying it around?
>>
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> Since Vista, you'll only find on your store the root certificates you've
> encountered.
> Just checked in the official list, there's no Windows trusted root
> certificate named "*sony*".
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> Erwann.
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