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Almost 2,000 popular Android and iOS apps are vulnerable to FREAK attack

2015/03/18

Softpedia - (International) FireEye researchers discovered that 1,999 popular Android and Apple iOS apps used for photo and video, financial, lifestyle, social networking, communication, or shopping are susceptible to the Factoring RSA-Export Key (FREAK) attack which weakens encryption due to a vulnerable build of OpenSSL cryptographic library. The apps all contain sensitive information including data related to online banking, account log-in credentials, or medical information.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Almost-2-000-Popular-Android-and-iOS-Apps-Are-Vulnerable-to-FREAK-Attack-476101.shtml

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.


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:23:45