Logjam SSL/TLS Vulnerability: Time to FREAK Out Again?

 

  Similar to FREAK, but Not as Bad? Late last month, a security vulnerability similar to FREAK was announced. Dubbed Logjam, we noted in in our weekly Security Roundup, but it didn’t get as much media attention as it’s cousin FREAK (or as good a branding campaign as Heartbleed). However, it’s still important as a reminder that cryptography does […]

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SSL.com’s Friday Security Roundup – June 12, 2015

 

   Hard to believe that today marks 19 years since the Communications Decency Act of 1996 was successfully challenged in Federal court. The CDA, as the grayer ponytails among us will remember, was a poorly-crafted bundle of legislation intended to save Americans from various unspeakable horrors made available by the shiny new Information Superhighway. The decision we […]

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SSL.com’s Friday Security Roundup – May 22, 2015

 

  SSL.com’s Friday Security Roundup – May 22, 2015 Happy birthday William Sturgeon! This weeks’ Friday Security Roundup salutes the sadly neglected English inventor who came up with a little something you might have heard called the electromagnet. He also whipped up the first galvanometer, which led to (among other things) bar code scanners and the head positioning servos in your […]

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