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  • 300 000 Iranian IP addresses stolen

    Almost 300 000 IP addresses originating from Iran applied for access to Google via an illegally obtained digital certificate. The certificate was issued by DigiNotar, a Dutch digital certificate authority. The certificate was rescinded at the end of August, but not before potential damage was done. The IP address list will be handed over to Google so that the search company can inform its clients that a possible email interception occurred during this period. Alongside the emails, possible login cookies may also have been intercepted. Cookies can contain valuable information such as the online activities of the user, this...