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Old 07-17-2015, 08:42 PM   #1
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LXer: Once-theoretical crypto attack against HTTPS now verges on practicality

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Almost a third of the world's encrypted Web connections can be cracked using an exploit that's growing increasingly practical, computer scientists warned Wednesday. They said the attack technique on a cryptographic cipher known as RC4 can also be used to break into wireless networks protected by the Wi-Fi Protected Access Temporal Key Integrity Protocol.



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