Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Firefox Browser vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack [feedly]

Firefox Browser vulnerable to Man-in-the-Middle Attack
http://thehackernews.com/2016/09/firefox-tor-mitm_18.html

-- via my feedly newsfeed

A critical vulnerability resides in the fully-patched version of the Mozilla's Firefox browser that could allow well-resourced attackers to launch man-in-the-middle (MITM) impersonation attacks and also affects the Tor anonymity network. The Tor Project patched the issue in the browser's HTTPS certificate pinning system on Friday with the release of its Tor Browser version 6.0.5, while