Monthly Archives: April 2015

Widely-Used Outdated SSL Protocol Has Major Vulnerability According to Google

Widely-Used Outdated SSL Protocol Has Major Vulnerability According to Google

April 21, 2015

Despite being obsolete for a long time but still widely utilized, the cryptographic protocol SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) 3.0 has just been revealed to have a gaping security flaw by Google’s Security Team. According to Bodo Möller, “This vulnerability allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker.” Despite the fact […]

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Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

Yahoo’s New Password System Not An Improvement

April 9, 2015

Yahoo recently introduced a new mechanism that is supposed to allow users to log in with temporary passwords that are sent to their smartphones. According to Yahoo, this is an attempt to simplify authentication for its services. Now this seems like this is a standard two-factor authentication system, the type where you need to provide […]

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