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One in Three Servers Affected by New TLS Decryption Hack

A new vulnerability has been discovered by security researchers that could be used to allow eavesdroppers to spy on the traffic between users and as many as one-in-three HTTPS servers. The problem arises due to the fact…

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OpenSSL Bug Allowed Attackers to Decrypt HTTPS Traffic

The OpenSSL cryptographic library was recently updated in response to a high severity vulnerability that was found its code. The vulnerability made it possible for attackers to get hold of the decryption key used for traffic…

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Dells Security Affects More Than Just Your PC!

Recently Dell has received a lot of attention regarding their security, to be more precise it was due to a digital certificate. These are small pieces of code that are used to encrypt the traffic between your…

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Comodo Fixes Issue Which Resulted In Banned Certificates

Have you ever noticed that padlock symbol in your address bar when you go on a website, such as eBay or your emails? These symbols actually mean something, they mean that the website has been verified…

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SSL Bug Lets People Impersonate Anyone

So you’re browsing online, through Facebook, Ebay and even your bank and you notice that padlock at the start of your address bar. You see that symbol and you think, that means I’m secure. I’m safe…

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Plex to Allow Free SSL Encryption

Plex gave its users an important security upgrade last week. The home media streaming platform announced that all its users are getting free SSL certificates, enabling them to connect to their media over an encrypted HTTPS…

The More We Connect The Better It Gets.

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Internet.Org, What Is It And Whats Happening?

Internet.org has been in the online news a lot recently, but what is it and why is it in the news? Internet.org is a scheme created by Facebooks Founder Mark Zuckerberg, the aim of which is…

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Same Tech Used in Lenovo Superfish Software found in Twelve Other Apps

The SSL-busting technology recently discovered to be pre-installed on Lenovo laptops has been found as part of another 12 pieces of software, including Trojan malware. The HTTPS-bypassing code, developed by Israeli company Komodia, was a part…

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Superfish Admits to Certificate Installation, Didn’t Realise Security Flaw

The CEO of Superfish, the company behind the software of the same name that has been central to a recent scandal surrounding Lenovo, has admitted to his company intentionally installing the root certificate authority as part of the…

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U.S. Hospital Target of Biggest Heartbleed Bug Exploit Yet

It has been a while since the Heartbleed bug got publicly know and went trough every media type, about four months and you would expect critical systems to be patched by now. After all, pretty much…

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Heartbleed is Back, This Time Affecting WiFi Routers And Jelly Bean Android Devices

The heartbleed bug is back and this time it’s a different for of monster. The new variant of heartbleed is being dubbed “Cupid” by the security researcher who discovered it, Luis Grangeia. The “Cupid” bug can…

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QNAP System Update Available To Fix Heartbleed OpenSSL Vunerability

As the Heartbleed bug still stands as one of the biggest security vulnerabilities that has been seen in recent years, we are hearing continuing news of security patches and updates coming out to close the loopholes…

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Tumblr Adds SSL, Makes You Choose Between XKit and SSL

Tumblr has reportedly implemented support for SSL security on its blogging platform, but apparently missed one big thing. To activate it by defaul. Yes, the security feature exist, but you have to manually turn it on…

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Google Is Deploying New Encryption In Data Centres To Counter NSA

Speaking with the Washington Post Google has told the public that it is bolstering and upgrading its encryption methods amid fresh revelations that the NSA is capable of breaking through common encryption methods. Google has stated…