I was recently reading about the attacks on SSL/TLS that CRIME and BEAST were able to exploit by attacking the compression in the secure session. Upon reading this I remembered that OpenVPN has ...
I've been writing some software for over a year that is a sort of browsing security/privacy application. One of the features of this software is that it uses a local HTTP proxy for some content ...
Following on from CRIME, now we have BREACH to be presented at Black Hat in Las Vegas Thursday (today). From the linked article, it suggests that this attack against compression will not be as simple ...
So I completely understand that routers and local networks need to be kept locked down, etc. What real security threats can come about from an attacker who has remotely accessed (telnet or web gui) ...
So I have an HTTP client which supports HTTPS. However, it doesn't follow the HTTP spec recommendation for redirects on POST(which is to ask the user before redirecting) This means, in theory, if you ...
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?
SSL Breach - Does the latest BEAST vulnerability mean SSL Issuers now have to worry about integrity? [closed]
Although many SSL certificates have been boasting extravagant guarantees -- typically around $10k minimum to $250k per breach -- to ensure their certificates are valid, to this date, I've heard that ...
Why is Firesheep unable to session hijack when a user is using SSL?