If a malicious application has found its way onto a computer running a localhost only WebSocket server, would it help if the communications used SSL? If so, how could SSL fail if a malicious app ...
My openssl ciphers -v 'CIPHER' output is the following: ECDHE-ECDSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384 TLSv1.2 Kx=ECDH Au=ECDSA Enc=AESGCM(256) Mac=AEAD ECDHE-RSA-AES256-GCM-SHA384 TLSv1.2 Kx=ECDH Au=RSA ...
Is it true, that using symetric encryption, if attacker knows encrypted text, original message, and algorithm means he can calculate the secret?
I am a newbie in the security field, so sorry for the naive question. In my understanding, using symetric encryption, if attacker knows encrypted text, original message, and algorithm means he can ...
In this answer, @Thomas Pornin talks about remediating the CRIME attack and says: (It is a shame to have to remove SSL compression, because it is very useful to lower bandwidth requirements, ...
With the advent of CRIME, BEAST's successor, what possible protection is available for an individual and/or system owner in order to protect themselves and their users against this new attack on TLS?
The recent trend in HTTPS attacks is to attack the HTTP protocol. What should I do to increase my site's security if the only protocol I want is HTTPS? Some easy to implement ideas are Implement ...
I'm wondering, does anyone have any suggestions to defend against SSLstrip particularly?