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How Does HTTPS Work? The TLS Handshake Explained

http is inherently vulnerable to MitM attacks because client-server communication is transmitted in plaintext over the Internet. This makes http sessions vulnerable to MitM, Session Hijacking, and other dangerous attacks. To remediate this vulnerability, security researchers created https, which stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol over SSL encryption. Note: Since 2008, we've been using TLS 1.2, ...

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Android Malware is Still a BIG Issue

Malware, Malware, and More Malware: If you're staying up-to-date with the latest cybersecurity news, then you'd know that Google's Android OS is receiving a lot of unwanted attention. Just recently, it was discovered that Android devices are the most susceptible to the recent Wi-Fi KRACK attacks. You can read more about that in my earlier ...