How do certificates aid in security? I know it has something to do with proving identity.
Is there an example or analogy to help understand this?
Also what are the different types of certificates?
On January 14, Canonical published in a security notice details about an NSS vulnerability for its Ubuntu 12.10, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, Ubuntu 11.10, and Ubuntu 10.04 LTS operating systems.
According to Canonical, fraudulent security certificates could have allowed sensitive information to be exposed when accessing the Internet.
It was discovered that two intermediate CA certificate