certificates

Microsoft fixes Marketplace certificate issue for Windows Phone. App submissions are a go.

Microsoft fixes Marketplace certificate issue for Windows Phone. App submissions are a go.

Marketplace fix has been applied but it may take a day or two deploy As expected, Microsoft has begun deploying the digital certificate fix for the Marketplace that has resulted in some Windows Phone users unable to either install or update a select few apps (notably WhatsApp, NY Times and Translator). In a recent change to the Windows Phone Developer Blog, Todd Brix notes: “We fixed...

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Windows Phone dodges Black Hat 2012 certificate vulnerability bullet - other smartphones not so lucky...

Windows Phone dodges Black Hat 2012 certificate vulnerability bullet - other smartphones not so lucky...

A recent paper presented at Black hat 2012 by Peter Hannay has demonstrated a vulnerability in how iOS and Android deal with certificates whilst operating with an Exchange Server. The good news in this report is that Peter was unable to trick Windows Phone 7.5 devices using the same methods. Using a man in the middle attack combined with a generic fake certificate, they were able to...

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