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Google Discovers Vulnerability in SSL 3.0

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Google’s security researchers have discovered a new bug within SSL, this time in SSL 3.0 that exploits the fallback to SSL 3.0 and its inherently insecurity


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Google Rolls Out Android 4.4.4 Update Right before Google IO

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Many people have been awaiting Google’s Android 4.4.4 update which many expected would get rolled out at Google IO. They weren’t necessarily wrong since Google IO starts on Wednesday and there will probably be a lot of Android news in terms of new versions of the OS and improvements coming to it. However, many expected the Android Kit Kat 4.4.3 to 4.4.4 update to be fairly minor compared to other Android updates, and they were also correct to think so as the entire update was only 2.5 MB to download, as opposed to an entirely new OS image. Over the course of the past few days,


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The Whitehouse Says They Have Right to Withhold a Security Vulnerability

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On Monday, as a follow up to the awareness around the Heartbleed bug and all of the rumors that circulated around it, The Whitehouse posted a blog clarifying their stance on how they approach vulnerabilities such as Heartbleed. In fact, the NSA categorically denied any knowledge of the Heartbleed bug officially on Twitter, even though they have been known to lie to Congress and the American people without hesitation, so their honesty is a little more than at question. So, what exactly are they going to disclose and when? Well, there’s a nifty little check list that the Whitehouse has provided us with so that


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The NSA Exploited the OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug for 2 Years


According to a report coming out of Bloomberg, the NSA supposedly knew of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug for nearly 2 years and used it to their advantage when they needed to. This makes the entire belief that the bug was an accidental mistake in the code that hadn’t been noticed much less probable. Not to mention the fact that the heartbleed bug is effecting almost the entire internet and puts the security of most passwords into question. The problem, however, is that not enough websites have fixed their certificates to patch this issue. There are hundreds of thousands if not millions of affected sites that