Blatant stupidity displayed by Symantec Corporation (NasdaqGS:SYMC) in the hotly-contested CA space is the topic of todays' how-not-to-do-business-in-the-technical-sector. Evidence published on Friday of last week, by Ars Technica Security Editor Dan Goodin points to illicit CA artifact issuance by the company. The discovery was made by a third party reseller monikered SSLMate. Read it and weep for the encrypted interwebs.
While not nearly as forceful and 'tidal-like' as evidenced in the tidal forces first-year physics diagram above, Rich Mogull (of Securosis fame) has released the second post in a typically erudite series appropriately titled 'Tidal Forces: Endpoints Are Different—More Secure, and Less Open' (the first series post is available here). The Securosis Team's latest output is most certainly todays' Must Read.