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SSL

abbreviation for
(Computer Science) Secure Sockets Layer: a way of enabling the secure encrypted transmission of sensitive data via the internet
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Watson Research Center, and The OpenSSL team, which provides a full-featured toolkit for the Transport Layer Security (TLS) and Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocols.
Oracle, OpenSSL and SafeLogic today announced a seed investment in developing the next generation open source OpenSSL 1.
Bouncy castle [14], TinyECC [15] Crypto++ [16], OpenSSL [17], and FlexiProvider [18].
This new firmware updated with the latest version OpenSSL and Open SSH, additional IP filter ranges and a new Toggle RTS feature.
And finally, with the new release, users are no longer susceptible to the known exploits for Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Transport Layer Security (TLS) with the addition of the new OpenSSL 1.
A new research by French scientists has shown that major SSL clients including OpenSSL can be compromised with this new vulnerability called the 'FREAK' (Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT) vulnerability.
A connection is vulnerable if the server accepts RSA_EXPORT cipher suites and the client either offers an RSA_EXPORT suite or is using a version of OpenSSL that is vulnerable to CVE-2015-0204.
com/8832/android-kitkat-4-4-4-released-by-google-to-tackle-openssl-security-hole/) OpenSSL vulnerability to Heartbleed bug.
a major bug in OpenSSL encryption software that is widely used to secure
Experts said the newly discovered vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, which could allow hackers to spy on communications, do not appear to be as serious a threat as "Heartbleed.
However, most companies that performed online transactions using the vulnerable version of OpenSSL have recommended that their clients change their account passwords and closely monitor any unusual activity.