IETF Officially Deprecates SSLv3

    Date29 Jun 2015
    CategoryLatest News
    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Attacks such as POODLE and BEAST not only caused some sleepless nights for server admins having to patch against the respective weaknesses, but they also accelerated SSLV3 deprecation. In the time since both attacks were disclosed, major browsers have removed the fallback condition that enabled the attacks, which threaten the confidentiality of encrypted communication, and encryption experts turned up the volume on calls to move to TLS 1.2 as a more secure protocol.
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