Bar Mitzvah

Pierluigi Paganini March 27, 2015
Bar Mitzvah attack exploits the Invariance Weakness in RC4

Bar Mitzvah is the name of a new attack on RC4-Based SSL/TLS encryption that allows disclosure of sensitive data by exploiting  a 13-Year-Old Vulnerability. Both Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) and its successor Transport Layer Security (TLS) cryptographic protocols rely on the Rivest Cipher 4 (RC4) algorithm to encrypt data transfers. The problem is that the […]