Mobile Android, iOS Apps Still Vulnerable to FREAK Attacks

March 24, 2015


In the shadow of a major OpenSSL vulnerability scheduled to be announced tomorrow, lingering issues remain with mobile platforms and applications that still run versions of the crypto library vulnerable to FREAK attacks.

A report published Tuesday by FireEye paints a bleak picture of vulnerable versions of iOS and Android applications that have been downloaded in aggregate more than six billion times. This is still the case, FireEye said, even after Apple released a patch nine days ago rectifying the vulnerability in iOS.

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