He claims to be 21 years old, a student of software engineering in Tehran who reveres Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and despises dissidents in his country. He claims to be Iranian, but with no ties to the Iranian Cyber Army. Rather, ComodoHacker says he is an individual. Comodohacker was plainspoken about his motivations. “My country should have control over Google, Skype, Yahoo, etc.,” he said by e-mail. “I’m breaking all encryption algorithms and giving power to my country to control all of them.”


THN most Innovative Hacker award for the breach of the Internet's trust system arising from an outmoded method for assuring that a Web site is authentic

Comodohacker successfully generated 531 fake certificates for high-profile and trusted Web sites, including Google, Facebook and Skype in addition to a handful of foreign intelligence Web sites


Is an individual, not a group with the knowledge and power of 1000 hackers