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23,000 DigiCert SSL certificates issued by Trustico in the UK revoked due to security incident

SSL certificate authority DigiCert is to revoke more than 23,000 digital certificates resold by UK company Trustico following allegations of a serious security incident. 

According to DigiCert vice president Jeremy Rowley, Trustico requested the revocation at the beginning of February citing a breach, but then emailed DigiCert all of the private keys of its customers' certificates. 

DigiCert responded by mass-revoking all 23,000 certificates this week on the grounds that Trustico should never have stored its customers private keys in the first place. 

"On February 2nd, 2018, we received a request from Trustico to mass revoke all certificates that had been ordered by end users through Trustico," 

Read more: https://www.computing.co.uk/ctg/news/3027713/23-000-digicert-ssl-certificates-issued-by-trustico-in-the-uk-revoked-due-to-security-incident 

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