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Securing Your Private Keys As Best Practice for Code Signing Certificates

Published By: Symantec
Symantec
Published:  Oct 02, 2012
Length:  17 pages

The efficacy of code signing as an authentication mechanism for software depends on the secure storage of code signing private keys used by software publishers. But a series of recent malware attacks using malicious programs signed with legitimate certificates shows that some developers don't take sufficient precaution. 



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