Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1628 Mozilla turning TLS 1.3 on by default with Firefox 52
When Mozilla ships Firefox 52, on or around March 7, 2017, the browser will come with the cryptographic protocol TLS 1.3 on by default.

Martin Thomson, a principle engineer at Mozilla broke the news Wednesday in an email to Mozilla Development Platform members.

“TLS 1.3 removes old and unsafe cryptographic primitives, it is built using modern analytic techniques to be safer, it is always forward secure, it encrypts more data, and it is faster than TLS 1.2,” Thomson wrote.
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#1629 HackerOne CEO: Every computer system is subject to vulnerabilities
#1628 Mozilla turning TLS 1.3 on by default with Firefox 52
#1627 Serious dirty COW Linux vulnerability under attack
#1626 Adding a phone number to your Google account can make it LESS secure.
#1625 Mirai-Fueled IoT botnet behind DDoS attacks on DNS providers
#1624 Cisco develops system to automatically cut-off pirate video streams
#1623 Russians seek answers to central Moscow GPS anomaly
#1622 Hacked cameras, DVRs powered today’s massive internet outage
#1621 Using Rowhammer bitflips to root Android phones is now a thing
#1620 Free tool protects PCs from master boot record attacks
#1619 Dyn DDoS part 2: The hackers strike back
#1618 Dyn, a managed DNS service, hit with attack, popular sites see performance issues
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