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Explained: How New 'Delegated Credentials' Boosts TLS Protocol Security

Explained: How New 'Delegated Credentials' Boosts TLS Protocol Security

November 06, 2019Mohit Kumar
Mozilla, in partnership with Facebook, Cloudflare, and other IETF community members, has announced technical specifications for a new cryp...
Security Flaw Left Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL

Security Flaw Left Major Banking Apps Vulnerable to MiTM Attacks Over SSL

December 07, 2017Swati Khandelwal
A team of security researchers has discovered a critical implementation flaw in major mobile banking applications that left banking crede...
Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

Chinese Certificate Authority 'mistakenly' gave out SSL Certs for GitHub Domains

August 29, 2016Swati Khandelwal
A Chinese certificate authority (CA) appeared to be making a significant security blunder by handing out duplicate SSL certificates for a...
Patent Troll — 66 Big Companies Sued For Using HTTPS Encryption

Patent Troll — 66 Big Companies Sued For Using HTTPS Encryption

December 02, 2015Mohit Kumar
Are you Using HTTPS on your Website to securely encrypt traffic? Well, we'll see you in the court. At least, that's what...
SSL Encryption — Securing Internet of Things (IoT)

SSL Encryption — Securing Internet of Things (IoT)

August 06, 2015Khyati Jain
Internet of Things (IoT) with the purpose of providing convenience to the users enabled every object in the universe to be as smart as ...
Facebook Opens Free Internet to Developers, But won't Support HTTPS Encryption

Facebook Opens Free Internet to Developers, But won't Support HTTPS Encryption

May 05, 2015Swati Khandelwal
After facing much criticism for violation of Net Neutrality, Facebook has opened up its new Internet.org platform to developers for crea...
'FREAK' — New SSL/TLS Vulnerability Explained

'FREAK' — New SSL/TLS Vulnerability Explained

March 04, 2015Mohit Kumar
Another new widespread and disastrous SSL/TLS vulnerability has been uncovered that for over a decade left Millions of users of Apple an...
Google Releases 'nogotofail' Network Traffic Security Testing Tool

Google Releases 'nogotofail' Network Traffic Security Testing Tool

November 05, 2014Wang Wei
Google introduced a new security tool to help developers detect bugs and security glitches in the network traffic security that may leav...
POODLE SSL 3.0 Attack Exploits Widely-used Web Encryption Standard

POODLE SSL 3.0 Attack Exploits Widely-used Web Encryption Standard

October 15, 2014Wang Wei
Another Heartbleed-like vulnerability has been discovered in the decade old but still widely used Secure Sockets Layer ( SSL ) 3.0 cryptogra...
Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi

Researcher to Demonstrate Poor SSL Implementations Using Pineapple WiFi

July 28, 2014Wang Wei
A leading provider of advanced threat, security and compliance solutions, Tripwire , has announced that Craig Young , a security resear...
Google Unveils BoringSSL, Another Flavor of OpenSSL

Google Unveils BoringSSL, Another Flavor of OpenSSL

June 21, 2014Mohit Kumar
The open source encryption protocol, OpenSSL, which is used by several social networks, search engines, banks and other websites to enab...
Millions of LinkedIn Users at Risk of Man-in-the-Middle Attack

Millions of LinkedIn Users at Risk of Man-in-the-Middle Attack

June 19, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Two year back in 2012, one of the most popular online social networking sites Linkedin spent between $500,000 and $1 million on forensi...
HTTPS can leak your Personal details to Attackers

HTTPS can leak your Personal details to Attackers

March 06, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Explosive revelations of massive surveillance programs conducted by government agencies by the former contractor Edward Snowden trigge...
Why You need to Stop using WhatsApp?

Why You need to Stop using WhatsApp?

February 24, 2014Mohit Kumar
If you haven't heard by now, Facebook just made its biggest move ever, buying the messaging service WhatsApp in a deal worth some $19 b...
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