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Windows better protects apps, users from rogue DigiNotar certificates

 

It’s received wisdom in software development generally that you don’t write your own code when a perfectly good implementation is there for the taking. It’s the old saw about reinventing the wheel. But it’s especially true of cryptographic code. Windows programs that utilized the OS standard crypto functions got fast and automatic protection from the rogue certificates distributed during the DigiNotar scandal.

Windows better protects apps, users from rogue DigiNotar certificates