And some organization, somewhere, is willing to pay ~$300,000 to take advantage of their stupidity and take control of their entire network. Is this not worthy of interest? Secondly, certificates are a cornerstone of many security approaches, and with good reason - they are, usually, for all intents and purposes unbreakable. Unless, apparently, you rely on an old algorithm like MD5. This story is important for spreading awareness to ensure that everyone migrates forward.