Top Security Firm Admits to MitM Security Incident

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Netherlands-based Fox-IT, one of the world’s leading IT security providers, disclosed today a security breach during which an unknown attacker carried out a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack and spied on a small number of Fox-IT customers.

The incident took place on September 19 and lasted for 10 hours and 24 minutes. According to Fox-IT, an attacker hijacked the company’s domain name, which he then used to obtain an SSL certificate in Fox-IT’s name.

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