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ROBOT Attack Revives a 19-Year Old Vulnerability

Daniel Bleichenbacher was the security researcher who first discovered, in 1998, that PKCS #1 v1.5 padding error messages sent by a Transport Layer Security (TLS) stack running on a server could enable an adaptive-chosen ciphertext attack. When used in conjunction with RSA encryption, this attack completely shattered TLS confidentiality. What ... Read More