New encryption flaw, LogJam, puts Web surfers at risk

    Date 20 May 2015
    Category Hacks/Cracks
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    Posted By Dave Wreski
    Computer security experts said they've found a new encryption flaw closely related to one found earlier this year that puts Web surfers' data at risk.
    The flaw, called LogJam, can allow an attacker to significantly weaken the encrypted connection between a user and a Web or email server, said Matthew D. Green, an assistant research professor in the department of computer science at Johns Hopkins University.

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