Vulnerabilities in the Media - who to trust?

Tuesday, 1 April 2003, 12:24 PM EST

It seems that there are more sources of information about Security problems every day. The hardest part about trying to keep up with it all is to figure out who to trust. Let's take a recent example.

Back in mid February, 2003, scientists at a Swiss university were able to exploit a weakness in an SSL implementation to allow them to discover the password being repeatedly sent in many SSL-wrapped IMAP sessions.

Shortly after the announcement, every website with a readership of three or more seemed to be saying that SSL had been broken -- the end of the Internet was near -- all your passwords are belong to us.

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