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A new report, released by Recorded Future, has found criminal gangs have escalated their use of certificates in order to circumvent some current malware blocking tools. While this isn't a new tactic, the researchers noted a significant rise in the use of this technique.


Symantec's Melbourne Security Data Centre generates root keys for certificate authorities, a task that can't be undertaken lightly given their vital role in online security. Here's a photo tour of the rarely-seen and highly-secured centre, including the "Ceremony Room" used to generate the new keys.