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Apple Releases FREAK Fix for OS X, iOS and Apple TVs

Amongst all the hullabaloo about the new Apple Watch, you might have missed that Apple has also released a patch for the FREAK vulnerability.The FREAK (Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys, also known as CVE-2015-0204) vulnerability, short for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys, could make it possible for an attacker to decrypt and monitor your HTTPS-protect
Publish At:2015-03-11 00:10 | Read:3348 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Apple Apple TV FREAK iOS OS X vulnerabili

Microsoft Patches Old Stuxnet Bug, FREAK Vulnerability

Windows IT shops figure to be in for some scrambling today. Not only was it revealed that a five-year-old patch for a vulnerability exploited by Stuxnet was incomplete and machines have been exposed since 2010, but today is also Patch Tuesday and the updated Stuxnet patch is one of 14 bulletins released by Microsoft.Five of the bulletins are rated critical b
Publish At:2015-03-10 16:50 | Read:2313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Vulnerabilities FREAK IE IE patch IE vulnerabiliti

Just $104 to exploit the FREAK flaw and hit the NSA website

Researchers hack NSA’s website with only $104 and 8 hours of Amazon’s cloud computing power using the #FREAK vulnerability A team of researchers demonstrated that it is possible to exploit the FREAK vulnerability to hack the official NSA website by using 8 hours of Amazon’s cloud computing power and spending only $104. The res
Publish At:2015-03-08 01:25 | Read:3260 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Apple Chrome CVE-2015-0204 encryption

Time to make you secure from FREAK Vulnerability

FREAK, a new major security flaw that left users of Apple and Google devices exposed to MITM attack while visiting supposedly secure Websites. Few days back security researchers group (named as SMACK ) made everyone aware of a new SSL/TLS vulnerability, termed as FREAK (CVE-2015-0204). FREAK stands for Factoring Attack on RSA-
Publish At:2015-03-06 17:25 | Read:7981 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Security CVE-2015-0204 encryption FREAK man-in

All Windows systems are vulnerable to the FREAK attack

According to a security advisory published by Microsoft all supported versions of Windows are affected by the recently discovered FREAK vulnerability FREAK is major security SSL/TLS vulnerability recently discovered that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited milli
Publish At:2015-03-06 17:25 | Read:2529 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Apple Chrome CVE-2015-0204 en

All Versions of Windows Vulnerable to FREAK Attack, Confirms Microsoft

There’s bad news for any Windows users who were thinking that the recently-announced FREAK vulnerability wasn’t something they had to particularly worry about.When first announced, it was thought that the newly-discovered flaw in SSL/TLS was limited to Apple’s Safari and Google’s Android web browsers, opening the possibility of hacker
Publish At:2015-03-06 15:35 | Read:1997 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection FREAK microsoft vulnerabilit

Microsoft Warns Schannel Vulnerable to FREAK Attacks

Microsoft today issued an advisory warning Windows users that Secure Channel, or Schannel, the Windows implementation of SSL/TLS, is vulnerable to the FREAK attack.Disclosed this week, FREAK (CVE-2015-1637) is the latest big Internet bug. It affects a number of SSL clients, including OpenSSL, and enables attackers to force clients to downgrade to weakened ci
Publish At:2015-03-06 00:45 | Read:3149 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft FREAK Matthew Green SSL tls

Stop the presses: HTTPS-crippling “FREAK” bug affects Windows after all

Computers running all supported versions of Microsoft Windows are vulnerable to "FREAK," a bug disclosed Monday that for more than a decade has made it possible for attackers to decrypt HTTPS-protected traffic passing between vulnerable end-users and millions of websites.Microsoft confirmed the vulnerability in an advisory published Thursday. A vulnerabi
Publish At:2015-03-05 21:30 | Read:2288 | Comments:0 | Tags:Risk Assessment Technology Lab Uncategorized cryptography en

FREAK Vulnerability Forces Weaker Encryption

Security researchers and news outlets are reporting about a newly discovered vulnerability believed to exist since the 90s. This vulnerability, dubbed as FREAK (Factoring RSA Export Keys), forces a secure connection to use weaker encryption—making it easy for cybercriminals to decrypt sensitive information. Vulnerable since the 1990s The flaw came about in t
Publish At:2015-03-04 21:20 | Read:1664 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities android Apple CVE-2015-0204 FREAK OpenSSL Vu

FREAK, the new vulnerability that threatens the IT industry

FREAK, a new major security flaw that left users of Apple and Google devices exposed to MITM attack while visiting supposedly secure Websites. IT industry is facing with a new major security SSL/TLS vulnerability that for more than a decade left users of Apple and Google devices vulnerable to hacking when they visited millio
Publish At:2015-03-04 17:30 | Read:2395 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security CVE-2015-0204 encryption FREA

Google Fixes 51 Bugs in Chrome 41

Google released the latest build of its browser Tuesday, Chrome 41.0.2272.76, patching 51 different bugs and paying out over $50,000 in bounties.Google paid bounties for 18 bugs ranging from medium to high severity. The bounties for all of the vulnerabilities totaled $52,000.13 of those bugs came marked with a severity rating of high and largely stem from ei
Publish At:2015-03-04 16:50 | Read:2254 | Comments:0 | Tags:Vulnerabilities Web Security Browser updates chrome FREAK go

FREAK OpenSSL Bug: What Apple Users Need to Know

Security researchers have discovered a crippling OpenSSL bug in Apple and Google devices, as well as many high profile websites, which could allow “man in the middle” attacks. These attacks can occur when Apple users are on public Wi-Fi networks, where they can be fooled into connecting to rogue servers claiming to belong to someone else.The “FREAK” vulnerab
Publish At:2015-03-04 08:00 | Read:4174 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security & Privacy Security News Apple CVE-2015-0204 FREAK M

FREAK: Latest Widespread Vulnerability Puts Apple, Google Users at Risk

 According to a report by the Washington Post, security researchers recently unveiled yet another massive security flaw, dubbed FREAK, impacting both Apple and Google users.The vulnerability, which has been around for more than a decade, could allow attackers to eavesdrop on communications on computers and mobile devices using the Safari or Google brows
Publish At:2015-03-03 23:45 | Read:2097 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News Apple FREAK Google vulnerability Vulner

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