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  • New OpenSSL updates fix POODLE, DoS bugs

    16.10.2014

    The OpenSSL Project has pushed out new releases of the popular homonymous open-source cryptographic library, which fix four serious vulnerabilities, including the POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) problem.

  • POODLE vulnerability: The end of life of SSL 3.0

    15.10.2014

    There is a critical security vulnerability in SSL 3.0 which allows attackers to calculate the plaintext of encrypted connections, and it will likely spell the end of the use of this particular SSL version.

  • Flawed reused code opens zero-day in Cyanogenmod

    13.10.2014

    An unnamed security researcher says that Cyanogenmod, the popular Android-based mobile OS, sports a zero-day vulnerability that can be misused to target users with Man-in-the-Middle attacks.

  • CloudFlare offers free SSL encryption

    29.09.2014

    Web performance and security company CloudFlare today launched Universal SSL, making Secure Socket Layer (SSL) encryption available to anyone at no cost.

  • Critical SSL flaw patched in Firefox, Thunderbird, Chrome

    25.09.2014

    If you are a Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird or Seamonkey user, you should implement the latest patches issued by the company as soon as possible, as they fix a critical bug whose exploitation can lead to successful Man-in-the-Middle attacks.




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Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


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