2016 November

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11 Nov: POODLE VULNERABILITIES

The Secure Sockets Layer SSL protocol is a cryptographic protocol which allows client-server applications to communicate across a network in a way that is designed to prevent eavesdropping and tampering. The Secure Socket Layer version 3 was adopted when the Secure Socket Layer version 2 was discovered to have multiple serious security flaws but since its adoption additional security issues have been discovered. POODLE being one of them.