* Posts by Ansari121

1 post • joined 11 May 2011

Fake certificate attack targets Facebook users in Syria

Ansari121
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Dumb question: How are they doing this?

Newb question! i was wondering if someone could explain how issuing a fake certificate could allow the attackers access to and control of peoples Facebook accounts. I thought that the Syrian Telecom Ministry could only get Facebook credentials if they spoofed the actual Facebook log-in page itself.

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