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This Month in SSL: August 2016

Here is our latest news roundup of articles about network and SSL security. (Click here to see the whole series.)

SSL & Encryption

Data Breaches


  • A dangerous Linux bug could allow hijacking attacks on many popular websites, according to a group of researchers.
  • A security researcher discovered a vulnerability in Kaspersky’s Safe Browser iOS app that could allow MITM attacks.


  • A POS malware attack hit retailer Eddie Bauer, affecting 360 locations.



  • Well-known researcher returned to Black Hat USA 2016 to demonstrate hijacking connected cars by exploiting vulnerabilties.

Research & Studies

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About Mark Santamaria

Mark is a Content Writer at DigiCert where he focuses on introductory topics for data security. He also does a monthly SSL in the news recap. His interests include penetration testing, social engineering, and data threat prevention.