Google Warns of Design Vulnerability in SSL 3.0

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Google on Tuesday announced that it has discovered a “vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3.0″

The vulnerability, which Google announced on its security blog and detailed in a security advisory [PDF link], “allows the plaintext of secure connections to be calculated by a network attacker.”

Google’s Bodo Möller discovered the issue, along with Googlers Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz

This isn’t the first time SSL — the security protocol that the Internet uses for encryption and security — has had issues. Earlier this year, a years-old bug in OpenSSL known as …

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Via: Mashable: Apps & Software

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