News tagged with secure sockets layer

CRIME attack is shown to decrypt HTTPS web sessions

(Phys.org)—The fun of acronyms is reflected in coming up with CRIME, which stands for Compression Ratio Info-leak Made Easy. What it translates into, though, is not much fun. Two security researchers have ...

Sep 14, 2012 report
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70 more websites seized in US copyright crackdown

US authorities seized 70 websites suspected of selling counterfeit goods using luxury brand names such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany or Burberry and sports logos like NFL and MLB, officials said Thursday.

Jul 12, 2012
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Public Wi-Fi convenient, but risky

It seems you can surf the Internet and check your email from virtually anywhere these days - in coffee shops, hotel lobbies, airport terminals and airplane cabins.

Nov 10, 2011
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Patch for flaw in key Internet protocol

(PhysOrg.com) -- A flaw was found in November in a key Internet protocol that encrypts most sensitive online transactions and communications, including credit card and banking transactions. A patch has now ...

Jan 15, 2010 report
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Botnet Hijacking Steals 70GB of Data

(PhysOrg.com) -- Security researchers have uncovered one of the most notorious zombie networks, the Torpig botnet, by collecting 70GB of data that was stolen in just 10 days.

May 05, 2009 weblog
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