Risk News

2/15/2012
Flaw Found in an Online Encryption Method

"A team of European and American mathematicians and cryptographers have discovered an unexpected weakness in the encryption system widely used worldwide for online shopping, banking, e-mail and other Internet services intended to remain private and secure."

Annie's take:

It's hard to know this early just what the implications of this discovery are, or how one would argue that their transaction was not adequately protected on the Internet.