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PSA: Google Shares SSLv3 Vulnerability

Today, Google released a security advisory on a vulnerability in SSLv3. Nicknamed POODLE (yes, the dog!), the vulnerability makes it...

PSA: Google Shares SSLv3 Vulnerability
Julie Kuhrt
Julie Kuhrt

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Today, Google released a security advisory on a vulnerability in SSLv3. Nicknamed POODLE (yes, the dog!), the vulnerability makes it possible to decrypt “secure” HTTP cookies or authentication headers. To exploit this, an attacker could easily cause a connection failure that forces a browser to use SSLv3. Because this security vulnerability has widespread implications, we wanted to share a few tips to secure your site from this issue.

If your site supports SSL 3.0, you can prevent attacks by:

For more information on this vulnerability, which does not affect your Cobalt account, check out the official security advisory, or read this post explaining its full scope.

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