Protecting Firefox Data with Content Signatures

Thursday, January 18, 2018 - 1:30 pm2:00 pm

Julien Vehent, Firefox Operations Security Lead at Mozilla

Abstract: 

Guaranteeing the integrity of data sent from web services to Firefox is difficult due to transport intermediaries that have the ability to modify data on-the-fly, and the risk of a web server compromise sending fraudulent data to end-users. Content signature is a new signing protocol built into Firefox to protect the integrity of the data exchanged between Mozilla and millions of Firefox installations in the wild.

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BibTeX
@inproceedings {208143,
author = {Julien Vehent},
title = {Protecting Firefox Data with Content Signatures},
booktitle = {Enigma 2018 (Enigma 2018)},
year = {2018},
address = {Santa Clara, CA},
url = {https://www.usenix.org/node/208144},
publisher = {{USENIX} Association},
}