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What Have We Learned: OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug

There’s nothing the Internet loves more than a fat, juicy story that it can sink its sharpened, yellowing canines into. And for the security community, the OpenSSL heartbleed vulnerability has been the equivalent of a 72-ounce steak. But an Internet-breaking vulnerability like this one is no good unless we can learn something from it (or […]

New Attack Finds AES Keys Several Times Faster Than Brute Force

A group of researchers have developed a new attack that enables them to find AES keys several times faster than was previously thought possible, reducing the complexity of finding the keys on AES-128, AES-192 and AES-256. However, the attack does not pose any practical threat to currently deployed systems that use the AES encryption algorithm, the researchers said.

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