Data Encryption: New Hacker Tool Makes Browser Padlock Useless, Employs Man In The Middle Attacks.

A security researcher has shown a way to defeat the security of web browsers’ padlocks (also known as SSL, which encrypts your on-line communications, for those who are interested).  But in testimony to how the use of data encryption software can increase information security,  the attack is a man-in-the-middle (MITM) attack, not an attack on […] read more