Shutdown: Dot-gov websites vulnerable to cyberattacks, certificates expiring amid funding pause

Shutdown: Dot-gov websites vulnerable to cyberattacks, certificates expiring amid funding pause

"With around 400,000 federal employees currently furloughed, more than 80 TLS certificates used bygov websites have so far expired without being renewed". Federal workers went without their paychecks Friday, as Trump's shutdown of the U.S. government continues for 21 days and counting. With no end in sight, concerns are rising that dozens of U.S. government websites have become insecure or completely unreachable, as their transport layer security (TLS) certificates expire.

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