Posts Tagged ‘TLS’

Firefox 49 gets TLS 1.3 Support

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

I’d expect this trend will continue, as more and more applications switch over to TLS and SSL is gradually replaced.

Mozilla implemented support for the security protocol TLS 1.3 in Firefox 49 recently. TLS 1.3 is the most recent version of TLS (Transport Layer Security), the successor of SSL (Secure Sockets Layer). TLS is a cryptographic protocol used to improve communications security on the Internet.

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SSL 3.0 Vulnerability Discovered – Find Out How to Protect Yourself

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

If you’re still using SSL 3.0 or even if you’re using the new TLS version, you should probably check this out …

A security vulnerability in SSL 3.0 has been uncovered by Bodo Möller and two other Google employees that attackers can exploit to calculate the plaintext of secure connections.

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