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+ - Attacking the edges of secure Internet traffic->

Submitted by crimeandpunishment
crimeandpunishment (1754306) writes "It may have been the scariest presentation at this week's Black Hat conference. Researchers say even if you're using secure connections to banks and other sensitive websites, criminals can still spy on you....by sniffing around the edges of encrypted traffic. Robert Hansen and Josh Sokol told a roomful of security experts the problem is the way Web broswers handle SSL encryption technology. They outlined two dozen problems they found, and said all major browsers are affected by at least some of the issues. Hansen said "This points to a larger problem — we need to reconsider how we do electronic commerce"."
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