Yahoo! leaks! private! key! in! Axis! Chrome! debut!

By | May 24, 2012

Source: The Register

In this article “Yahoo! today released its Axis extension for Chrome – and accidentally leaked its private security key that could allow anyone to create malicious plugins masquerading as official Yahoo! software.

Australian entrepreneur Nik Cubrilovic, who last year garnered notice for identifying Facebook’s tracking cookies, revealed the certificate blunder on his blog, and said users should not install the extension “until the issue is clarified”.

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