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Apple plugs App Store HTTPS omission 6 months later

Karen Haslam | March 12, 2013
It took Apple 6 months to plug a hole in the App Store that could have lead to various security issues.

"Secondly, the complete selection of Apps on your device may very well be unique to you, thus making it a handy form of digital fingerprint for an attacker," he adds.

Security firm Qualys has also highlighted itunes.apple.com as being "vulnerable to the BEAST attack". In its recent SSL Report. At various points in the report it was noted that the server was "insecure" and "weak".

 

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