Akamai’s HTTPS fail sets a bad example


“If your firm uses Akamai, know that they can’t even be bothered to install a valid HTTPS cert for their own website,” tweeted Christopher Soghoian, a technologist whose day job is with the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), on Tuesday. He’s referring to the digital certificate, which, if it were valid, would confirm when you make an encrypted connection to the website that it’s actually connecting to the right place — as opposed to being intercepted by an impostor.

Except it isn’t, so it doesn’t.


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