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Old 17th September 2012
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Default Vulnerability in SSL encryption is barely exploitable

From http://h-online.com/-1708604

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Researchers have discovered that, where data sent over an encrypted HTTPS connection has undergone prior compression, the door is opened to attackers who, by modifying the data traffic in a targeted manner, are then able to crack the encryption.

Compression is supported by almost half of all web servers, including the servers at many prominent organisations such as Google and Twitter. Browser makers have, however, already reacted by disabling the additional functions which enable the vulnerability.
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