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Google Chrome security fail – Weak SSL ciphers first!

Google Chrome 3 uses bad security practices by providing SSL/TLS with weak ciphers first: RC4 with MD5 and only then 3DES with SHA1. Chrome does not support AES encryption! Maybe not a security vulnerability, but it is a serious security weakness for Chrome. Continue reading

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Windows 7 UAC security thoughts

I read today, that Windows 7 UAC is vulnerable to an escalation attack (see here). To sum this up in a few words, Windows 7’s UAC is basically Windows Vista’s UAC, but Microsoft tried to make it easier on the … Continue reading

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