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BEAST (Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS)

BEAST (Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS)

Two security dudes have discovered an exploit that takes advantage of a vulnerability in the most commonly used encryption protocols which could potentially expose sensitive data transfers and Session hijacking  on millions of financial websites.

The exploit  “BEAST” which stands for “Browser Exploit Against SSL/TLS”, was debuted at the Ekoparty security conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

According to the researchers, the exploit, if used by criminal hackers, could leave highly sensitive financial, online banking, and ecommerce transaction data exposed to interception and harvesting, .

The exploit attack impacts TLS 1.0 and SSL 3.0, but does not work for  TLS versions 1.1 and 1.2.

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Comments

  1. Shehryar says:

    Good Stuff but requires an agent on the client side. Some how have to spoof that.. hidden window or something?

  2. Zer0Byte says:

    broo try LOOK AT BEEF & SET

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