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Comment: OpenSSL and export suites (Score 1) 89

by yuhong (#49176411) Attached to: FREAK Attack Threatens SSL Clients

What is sad is that OpenSSL disabled the EXPORT1024 ciphersuites in 2006. If you don't know what these are, in year 1999 the US government raised the limit to 56-bit encryption and 1024-bit RSA. They were described in . And for the record it was in year 2000 that the restrictions was removed for "retail" software.

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