Open SSL fixes encryption vulnerabiilty

The way OpenSSL was handling the Diffie-Hellman key exchange was putting encrypted communications at risk, as an attacker could exploit the vulnerability to decrypt HTTPS transmissions that were intended to be protected. Not good at all. A patch released this past week fixes that, and also shores up the defenses against another well-known vulnerability known as Logjam.

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http://searchsecurity.techtarget.com/news/4500272160/OpenSSL-patch-fixes-encryption-flaw-and-strengthens-Logjam-defense

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