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[liberationtech] "AnchorFree may install its own certificate as a Trusted Publisher."

Michael Rogers m-- at gmx.com
Wed Apr 11 10:59:11 PDT 2012


Hi Frank,

Perhaps this refers to Trusted Application Deployment rather than SSL?
If a Windows app is signed with a Trusted Publisher certificate, it
doesn't have to ask the user each time it wants to perform actions that
require administrator privileges:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/01daf08f.aspx

Cheers,
Michael

On 09/04/12 23:39, Frank Corrigan wrote:
> Anyone know the SSL / TLS and general security implications of this new
> 'terms' addition to HotSpotShield:
> 
> "7.3 Trusted Publisher. As part of the Service, AnchorFree may install
> its
> own certificate as a Trusted Publisher. AnchorFree reserves the right to
> make future installs or updates at anytime without any notice for its
> convenience."
> http://www.hotspotshield.com/terms/
> 
> Thanks
> Frank
> 
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