HTTPS is vulnerable to BREACH exploit

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Re: HTTPS is vulnerable to BREACH exploit

Postby daveinuk » Sat Aug 03, 2013 11:54 am

There's an awful lot to be said for not turning into a cashless society . . . . . . .. no-one's breaching my wallet ......... :|
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Re: HTTPS is vulnerable to BREACH exploit

Postby KBD47 » Sat Aug 03, 2013 1:20 pm

The words "Security" "Privacy" and "Internet" no longer fit into the same sentence it seems. I can't help but think the long term chilling effect for the Internet regarding all these issues could devastate Internet commerce, free and open discussion, sharing of ideas and views, all of which helped to make the Internet great :(


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Re: HTTPS is vulnerable to BREACH exploit

Postby dee. » Sat Sep 14, 2013 7:03 pm

Good reason to support Bitcoin. No need to depend on https for bank transfers...

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Re: HTTPS is vulnerable to BREACH exploit

Postby linuxviolin » Sun Sep 15, 2013 12:46 pm

About what the first poster gives, I am not convinced of the generality of this approach. Not too practical, I am sure.

And about the Hakers News Bulletin article given by Gotsu Totsu Kotsu II above, it is still not too practical. There are systems that block access for a time after a number of failed attempts.
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