Mac Developer: Researchers Find New 'FREAK' Security Flaw, Apple Says Fix Coming Soon - Mac Rumors
Researchers Find New 'FREAK' Security Flaw, Apple Says Fix Coming Soon - Mac Rumors: "Researchers have recently uncovered a major security flaw in software created by companies like Google and Apple, leaving many devices vulnerable to hacking attempts, reports The Washington Post. Called 'FREAK' (Factoring Attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys), the vulnerability stems from a U.S. government policy that once prevented companies from exporting strong encryption, requiring them to instead create weak 'export-grade' products to ship to customers outside of the United States. "
US policy, the gift that keeps on giving!
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