Tag Archives: Transport Layer Security

A CRIME Against SSL/TLS Encryption

Approximately one year ago Juliano Rizzo and Thai Duong (the so-called BEASTie Boys) discovered a way to break SSL Encryption by mean of their BEAST attack (Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS).... Read More

The Beauty (RC4) and The BEAST (TLS)

Hard times for Information Security and for the authentication models it had been built upon. The inglorious falls of  SecureID and Certification Authority Authentication models were not enough in this troubled 2011 and now it looks like the last authentication bastion was breached after Thai Duong and Juliano Rizzo unleashed their BEAST (Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS) attack.... Read More

An Industry Wide Attack

9/9/2011: Globalsign admitted evidence of a breach to the web server hosting the www website:... Read More