July 16, 2024

A Brief History of Multi-Perspective Issuance Corroboration

By Henry Birge-Lee, Grace Cimaszewski, Liang Wang, Cyrill Krähenbühl, and Prateek Mittal “Multi-Perspective Issuance Corroboration” (or “MPIC”) is currently under discussion as an industry-wide standard by the CA/Browser Forum Server Certificate Working Group, and possibly by other Forum Working Groups in the future (i.e., the S/MIME Working Group). This is a promising idea that aims […]

Announcing the Open Multi-Perspective Issuance Corroboration Project

By Henry Birge-Lee, Grace Cimaszewski, Liang Wang, Cyrill Krähenbühl, Kerstin Fagerstrom, and Prateek Mittal Today we are announcing the development of a new open source project by our research group at Princeton University designed to strengthen certificate issuance against Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) routing attacks. Recent years have seen an uptick in a very powerful […]

Cross-Layer Security: A Holistic View of Internet Security 

By Henry Birge-Lee, Liang Wang, Grace Cimaszewski, Jennifer Rexford and Prateek Mittal On February 3, 2022, attackers launched a highly effective attack against the Korean cryptocurrency exchange KLAYswap. We discussed the details of this attack in our earlier blog post “Attackers exploit fundamental flaw in the web’s security to steal $2 million in cryptocurrency.” However, […]