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Check if Windows is Affected by the Freak Attack Vulnerability

Friday, March 6th, 2015

Another week, and another Windows vulnerability to worry about …

Freak Attack is the name of a new SSL/TLS vulnerability that came to light on March 3, 2015. The vulnerability can be exploited by hackers to weaken the encryption used between clients and servers when HTTPs connections are used. Affected are servers, according to a site that is tracking the issue 9.5% of Alexa’s top 1 million domain names but also web browsers such as Chrome, Safari and Internet Explorer.