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TLS communications exposed to KCI attacks

2015/09/14

Securityweek - (International) Security researchers from Research Industrial Systems Engineering revealed that a flaw in the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol could be leveraged to execute a Key Compromise Impersonation (KCI) attack, allowing a man-in-the-middle (MitM) attacker to take over client-side code running on a victim's browser, intercept communications, arbitrarily replace Web site content, and perform actions on the victim's behalf.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/tls-communications-exposed-kci-attacks-researchers

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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