My university provided me with the following slide which is confusing me: From my understanding, what is happening here is that Trudy (Person in the middle) is pretending to be Alice. Bob then ...
My iOS app has to handle storing private keys for the user. Normally I would just use Keychain Services for this as I would a password, but it would be great if I could sync the keys between the ...
I'm using Chrome on Ubuntu Linux to connect to Gmail. The connection info says that ECDHE_RSA is used for the https symmetric key exchange. Based on my understanding of TLS and Gmail, my client ...
I'm TAing a particular course on system security. A specific example is transitting the password in plain text when developing a web application (as part of a class project). Over the years a bunch ...
I was reading this article which talks about a new attack against TLS being called Lucky Thirteen. It claims to allow repeatable MitM attacks against HTTPS connections. It's described as being fairly ...
Possible Duplicate: Can real end-to-end SSL encryption be made? Regarding this piece of news, I wonder how can Nokia so easily decrypt HTTPS data? As I understand the data is encrypted by ...
I have an ajax-ws web service (exposed via glassfish) that uses username authentication with a symmetric key to encrypt and authenticate clients(link). How secure is this mechanism? Is this enough to ...
Let's say there are 3 computers: Alice, Bob, Carol. Carol is network provider, so everything from Alice to Bob and vice versa passes through Carol. Carol can modify messages between Alice and Bob. Is ...
OK, so there are two things here: being able to read the content of the requests and responses, and then being able to modify them. The former may depend on the latter, I'm not sure. But basically, ...
http://www.channel4.com/news/black-boxes-to-monitor-all-internet-and-phone-data http://rt.com/news/uk-privacy-internet-freedom-186/ 'Black boxes' will be installed by internet services providers ...