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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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OnePlus One Gets Delayed Due to an OpenSSL Security Update

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The much awaited OnePlus One smartphone has hit yet another snag on its way to being delivered to those that could actually get ahold of one. The $299 smartphone has it all, and for a reasonable price, but the catch is that they’re limiting production so that they don’t bankrupt themselves, or their parent company OPPO in the process. And since the device is running CyanogenMod as the OS, there are some things that need to be ironed out before the device ships to consumers as a ‘shipping’ final device. One of those things is that CyanogenMod recently had a major security update as a


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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