Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#6 Fatally weak MD5 function torpedoes crypto protections in HTTPS and IPSEC
If you thought MD5 was banished from HTTPS encryption, you'd be wrong. It turns out that the fatally weak cryptographic hash function, along with its SHA1 cousin, are still widely used in the TLS protocol that underpins HTTPS. Researchers have devised a series of attacks that exploit the weaknesses to break or degrade key protection provided not only by HTTPS but also other encryption protocols, including IPsec and SSH.
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#10 LastPass 4.0 gives others access to your password vault in emergencies
#9 What about Canada, eh? – The Canadian threat landscape
#8 Best 6 free DNS services 2016 – boost Internet performance and security
#6 Fatally weak MD5 function torpedoes crypto protections in HTTPS and IPSEC
#4 Brain Test re-emerges: 13 apps found in Google Play
#3 Let’s Encrypt now being abused by malvertisers
#2 Time Warner Cable says 320,000 customers may have been breached
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