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PayPal: Leak in SSL Compromised Online Web Shops 21 September 2011

Posted by computeraholic in Uncategorized.
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Two researchers shake the foundations of Internet Security: It is to them have be to decipher the encrypted cookies that are used for transactions through the PayPal payment service and are based on a widely-used encryption protocol.

Two researchers shake the foundations of Internet Security: it is to them have be to decipher the encrypted cookies that are used for transactions through the PayPal payment service and are based on a widely-used encryption protocol.

Thus, many online shops are potentially at risk, because the eBay subsidiary PayPal with 230 million accounts and a widely used payment service (information: PayPal).

Almost all the sites on Secure Sockets Layer Protocol 1.0 (SSL) and earlier are based, can be affected, it said in a report of the The Register. Thai Duong and Juliano Rizz plan to demonstrate proof-of-concept code called BEAST at a Security Conference in Argentina. Thus it was possible to cookies, which create permission on PayPal, secretly break

[Source: PCSMAX]

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