This Month in SSL: July 2015

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. Click here to see the whole series.

SSL & Encryption News

  • Early in July the OpenSSL Project announced they would be releasing a patch for a high severity vulnerability that allowed an attacker to impersonate a trusted server.
  • Researchers found that a known attack technique used against RC4 cipher suite could also be used to break into WiFi networks.
  • Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox released updated versions of their browsers, fixing a number of vulnerabilities. Google released Chrome 44, and Mozilla released Firefox 39.

Data Breaches

Internet of Things

Cybercrime

Malware

Research & Studies

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