Tag: ssl

NIST formally chops NSA-tainted random number generator 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 29, 2015 | Comment Now 
Dual_EC_DRBG algorithm no longer part of standard.
 
An operating system on end of life is ripe for attack 
By Tony Campbell | May 26, 2015 | Comment Now 
[Blog post] Windows Server 2003 users could be in a world of hurt.
 
Code audit finds over 25,000 vulnerable apps in iTunes 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 27, 2015 | Comment Now 
Bug in SSL library makes eavesdropping easy.
 
The crypto protocols even the NSA can’t crack 
By Paris Cowan | Dec 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Latest document dump reveals cyber-spy hit-list.
 
Australian sites vulnerable to new POODLE attack 
 
Google finds vulnerability in SSL web encryption 
By Allie Coyne | Oct 15, 2014 | Comment Now 
Details fix for 'POODLE' attack.
 
Cloudflare launches open source keyless SSL 
By Juha Saarinen | Sep 19, 2014 | Comment Now 
Crypto expert doubtful.
 
Google to reward secure websites with better search ranking 
 
Microsoft adds further encryption to Outlook.com, OneDrive 
By Juha Saarinen | Jul 2, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opens Transparency Centre in Redmond.
 
DFAT upgrades ageing web server for passports system 
By Allie Coyne | Jul 1, 2014 | Comment Now 
Playing catch-up on security.
 
Vendors slow to patch OpenSSL vulnerabilities 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 30, 2014 | Comment Now 
Heartbleed is far from over.
 
Google forks OpenSSL into BoringSSL 
By Juha Saarinen | Jun 23, 2014 | Comment Now 
Will continue to fund Core Infrastructure Initiative.
 
Optus to cut another 350 jobs in ongoing restructure 
By Allie Coyne | Apr 29, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Also prepares launch of tenth satellite.
 
Admins scramble to plug giant OpenSSL security hole 
By Juha Saarinen | Apr 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
Mass password and certificate changes required.
 
Serious OpenSSL bug renders websites wide open 
 
Apple patches OS X security hole 
By Juha Saarinen | Feb 26, 2014 | Comment Now 
Not mentioned in main update listing.
 
How a grammar error tripped up Apple 
By David Glance | Feb 24, 2014 | Comment Now 
Opinion: Bug introduced by coding mistake.
 
Apple rushes out patch for SSL authentication flaw 
By Joseph Menn | Feb 22, 2014 | Comment Now 
Update: Users urged to run update, and only hook up to trusted connections.
 
Yahoo encrypts email connections by default 
By Juha Saarinen | Jan 9, 2014 | Comment Now 
All connections covered.
 
Microsoft revokes wrongly issued French govt SSL certificate 
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