What Is the POODLE Attack?

The POODLE attack (Padding Oracle on Downgraded Legacy Encryption) exploits a vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol (CVE-2014-3566). This vulnerability lets an attacker eavesdrop on communication encrypted using SSLv3. The vulnerability is no longer present in the Transport Layer Security protocol (TLS), which is the…

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What Is the BEAST Attack

BEAST stands for Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS. It is an attack against network vulnerabilities in TLS 1.0 and older SSL protocols. The attack was first performed in 2011 by security researchers Thai Duong and Juliano Rizzo but the theoretical vulnerability was discovered in 2002 by…

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