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SAC057 - ICANN SSAC Advisory on Internal Name Certificates

  • Warren Kumari
  • Steve Crocker
  • Patrik Fältström
  • Ondrej Filip
  • James Galvin
  • Danny McPherson
  • Ram Mohan
  • Doron Shikmoni
ICANN SSAC Reports and Advisories, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) (2013)


The SSAC has identified a Certificate Authority (CA) practice that, if widely exploited, could pose a significant risk to the privacy and integrity of secure Internet communications. This CA practice could impact the new gTLD program. The SSAC thus advises ICANN take immediate steps to mitigate the risks.

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