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  • POODLE attack now targeting TLS

    09.12.2014

    Thereís a new SSL/TLS problem being announced today and itís likely to affect some of the most popular web sites in the world, owning largely to the popularity of F5 load balancers and the fact that these devices are impacted.

  • 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.




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USBdriveby: Compromising computers with a $20 microcontroller

Posted on 19 December 2014.  |  Security researcher Samy Kamkar has devised a fast and easy way to compromise an unlocked computer and open a backdoor on it: a simple and cheap ($20) pre-programmed Teensy microcontroller.


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