New RC4 Attack Dramatically Reduces Cookie Decryption Time

    Date20 Jul 2015
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Two Belgian security researchers from the University of Leuven have driven new nails into the coffin of the RC4 encryption algorithm. A published paper, expected to be delivered at the upcoming USENIX Security Symposium next month in Washington, D.C., describes new attacks against RC4 that allow an attacker to capture a victim
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