Your Next Security Threat is...POODLE

POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption

The three researchers ─ Bodo Möller, Thai Duong and Krzysztof Kotowicz ─ released a whitepaper on this new hole known as POODLE, which stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption.

While it doesn't have quite the menacing name as those of Heartbleed and Shellshock ─ and it is not as wide-spread a vulnerability as those ─ it is scary because while dated, SSL 3.0 "is used to encrypt traffic between a browser and a website or between a user's email client and mail server," according to

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