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Bochum-Iraq Press -3 March: An international team of researchers discovered in the security field new loophole give hackers the ability to know yourcredit card numbers, account names or passwords, email and chat messages and documents for almost 33% of all sites that operate encrypts HTTPS web internet, a danger which can lead to a massive leakof data and causing a potential theft.
Researchers found from Google, in Muenster University of Applied Sciences and the University of the Ruhr in Bochum in Germany, and theuniversities of Pennsylvania and Michigan in theUnited States, it is possible to exploit thevulnerabilities that affect HTTPS and other services that rely on SSL and TLS to make it easier for the pirates see all communications between users and servers in addition to the ease of implementation of such attacks in less than a minute using a single PC and can take place in less than eight hours at a total cost of only $ 440.
Using scanning Internet - scale technology, the researchers found that the vulnerability affects 33% of all sites HTTPS, as well as 25% of the most popular in the world, which include media companies, digital media and leading provider of Internet service, and betting, travel, gaming sites, shopping sites, and applications of messages and pornographic websites and even software and security vendors such as Yahoo and Buzzfeed, Samsung and Flickr and Dailymotion and Viber.com and LeMonde.fr and Avast.com and Weibo.com and CNBC.com and Alibaba.com and Jeep.com and Weather.com. ended (1)