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Old 02-05-2016, 10:44 AM   #1
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LXer: Crypto flaw was so glaring it may be intentional eavesdropping backdoor


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An open source network utility (socat) used by administrators and security professionals contains a cryptographic weakness so severe that it may have been intentionally created to give attackers a surreptitious way to eavesdrop on protected communications, its developer warned...

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