Is it possible this is just an effort at redirection? Maybe (OK, it’s a thin argument I’ll admit, but stick around, it may prove to be interesting or funny or maybe both) to take our scrutiny off the on-going skirmishing between the United States DOJ foolish anti-encryption effort against Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) encrypted bit-buckets? After all, in 2018 the Certification Authority Browser Forum (the CA/Browser Forum) managed to hammer out a deal to move the timeline to 2 years, so 13 months is not as bizarre a tightening of the lasoo as many reckon. You be the judge – and in the meantime, check out Richi Jennings take (and others very amusing responses as well) regarding this issue at Security Boulevard.
*** This is a Security Bloggers Network syndicated blog from Infosecurity.US authored by Marc Handelman. Read the original post at: https://www.infosecurity.us/blog/2020/2/28/apple-harshes-cumulative-mellow-enforces-unilateral-tls-certificate-13-month-time-limit-in-safari-web-browser