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There's a new SSL vulnerability out called FREAK.

 

Here's what you need to know about it.

 

  • It's a cipher strength issue, i.e. it makes it easy to break keys in mere hours
  • Successfully breaking those keys means gaining access to the data encrypted in the SSL session
  • It's legacy functionality based on encryption export laws
  • The solution is to patch both the server side (your version of SSL in your webserver) and the client side (if you're using a vulnerable browser)

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