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More Than 40% Of Attacks Abuse SSL Encryption
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theb0x,
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9/2/2016 | 7:53:54 PM
Re: Encryption is a double edge sword
Broken encryption algorithms can be a huge advantage in obtaining a better understanding of the metrics of the attack itself. Ssl injection and stripping can be performed to reverse engineer the attack vector to mitigate the risk.
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RyanSepe,
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9/2/2016 | 10:58:32 AM
Re: Encryption is a double edge sword
Agreed but still better than no encryption at all.
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theb0x,
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9/1/2016 | 9:22:25 AM
Re: Encryption is a double edge sword
SSL / TLS is still broken.
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RyanSepe,
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8/31/2016 | 9:17:44 PM
Encryption is a double edge sword
The same proponents for encryption to secure data are also the same proponents to be utilized for malicious intent.


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