Customer Alert: POODLE Vulnerability

By | October 16th, 2014|Uncategorized|

On October 14, 2014, three Google researchers announced the details of a vulnerability in the design of SSL version 3 named the POODLE (Passing Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption) vulnerability. This vulnerability affects all implementations of SSLv3.0 protocol, but does not affect the newer encryption mechanism known as TLS (Transport Security Layer). Under the right [...]

Customer Alert: Heartbleed SSL Vulnerability

By | April 9th, 2014|Uncategorized|

On the morning of April 8, 2014, the OpenSSL community revealed a security vulnerability in recent versions of the OpenSSL software. Dubbed Heartbleed, the vulnerability poses a serious security concern because cyber criminals could exploit the vulnerability to expose site users’ Personally Identifiable Information (PII).What does this mean, exactly?OpenSSL is an open-source encryption technology used [...]

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