More On CyberSecurity – Beware

by Karl Denninger

The latest from the cybersecurity (or lack thereof) front...

Websites have been warned they could be exposed to eavesdroppers, after researchers discovered a new way to disable their encryption protections.

The experts said about a third of all computer servers using the HTTPS protocol – often represented by a padlock in web browsers – were vulnerable to so-called Drown attacks.

They warn that passwords, credit card numbers, emails and sensitive documents could all be stolen as a consequence.

I had an associate ping me on this one yesterday and I replied with a couple of short, curt words: No SSLv2.

Some background is in order.

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