You might remember how a few months ago we detailed how HTTPS (or secure web browsing) is not really as secure as it seems. Last fall, two security researchers demonstrated a program they called BEAST that allows hackers to gain access to restricted user accounts.
Well, the same researchers have found another vulnerability in HTTPS. And this one may be even worse than the first.
Why HTTPS Is Not Secure
But first, let’s provide a little background on HTTPS.