May 082009
 

A recently deomstrated vulnerability in the OpenSSL package on Debian Linux distribution has generated numerous certificates weak and are easy to crack. Many servers still use these weak certificates, even though it is impossible to establish a secure connection using them. The heise SSL Guardian checks the SSL certificates and warns you when it detects a weak one.

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May 072009
 

Security experts in the recent few months have been keen to exploit and bring to light issues and vulnerabilities in SSL which in itself is a secure protocol. So, what this means to ordinary users like you and me is that the confidence that we are accessing a secure webste when browsing HTTPS websites can no longer be same.

The Firefox 3.0 extensions “Perspective” & “SSL Blacklist” can protect you from SSL Man in the Middle Attacks and the recent demonstrated weakeness in MD5 algorithm for RSA signatures respectively.

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Sep 282008
 

FireTune is a free tiny utility to improve performance on your Firefox browser. Firetune is simple easy and very efficient in doing one thing that is to make your Firefox browser faster, optimize for better performance.

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