DefCon: Secure Tunneling Protocols Under Fire

By Robert Vamosi | 7/31/12 3:14 AM

The introduction of Virtual Private Networks for many came with Windows NT. Microsoft created the MS-CHAPv2 authentication protocol to facilitate easy VPN on Windows machines. Last weekend a researcher at DefCon released a tool that makes cracking the authentication as trivial as on day's hard work.

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Trust Certificate Extension Proposed For TLS

By Robert Vamosi | 6/5/12 2:40 AM

Two researchers have proposed extending Transport Layer Security (TLS) to include trust certificates.

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