Digital Signatures

Digital Signatures

Postby clrogon » 29.09.2017, 10:58

Hi,
What's the chance of using Digital Signatures on Exe files?
The Software is amazing and I believe will increase the reputation of it.
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Re: Digital Signatures

Postby boco » 30.09.2017, 04:30

Technically, no problem*. But someone would have to pay for the signing certificates, as they are very expensive.

Note that Microsoft's updates are all signed.


*Do you know about the CCleaner disaster that happened recently? A malware, residing inside a correctly signed executable from a trusted publisher. In other words, a signed file does NOT mean it is malware-free, not in the least. Actually, it's worse, as many AV scanners skip correctly signed (and thus trusted) files.
Microsoft update catalog: http://catalog.update.microsoft.com/v7/site/
Windows Install media creator: https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/15088/windows-create-installation-media
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