The FBI is investigating how a hacker tricked a New Jersey company into issuing fraudulent digital certificates for Google, Yahoo, Microsoft, and other major Web sites, the firm's chief executive said today.
Comodo CEO Melih Abdulhayoglu told CNET this afternoon that "it is an ongoing investigation" that has drawn in both the FBI and Italian law enforcement.
Abdulhayoglu confirmed that a reseller in Italy called GlobalTrust had its network compromised by a hacker traced to Iran. That person, or multiple people, obtained fake digital certificates for nine Web sites that also included Skype and Mozilla. Those certificates, … Read more