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Submission Summary: 0 pending, 9 declined, 1 accepted (10 total, 10.00% accepted)

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Security

Submission + - Generic TLS MITM attack (extendedsubset.com)

imbaczek writes: "The SSL 3.0+ and TLS 1.0+ protocols are vulnerable to a set of related attacks which allow a man-in-the-middle (MITM) operating at or below the TCP layer to inject a chosen plaintext prefix into the encrypted data stream, often without detection by either end of the connection. This is possible because an “authentication gap” exists during the renegotiation process at which the MitM may splice together disparate TLS connections in a completely standards-compliant way. This represents a serious security defect for many or all protocols which run on top of TLS, including HTTPS."
Music

Submission + - State of Creative Labs (anandtech.com)

imbaczek writes: "Creative has a long and rich history, the culmination of which was the creation of the SoundBlaster line of sound cards and the associated audio standard, which brought the full spectrum of synthesized and recorded audio to the PC. Although they have since expanded in to many other markets, Creative has and continues to be primarily a sound company, and was the king of sound cards... until recently."

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