No More SSL 3.0 at Azure Storage Starting Feb. 20, 2015

Microsoft plans to disable Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) 3.0 encryption support in its Azure Storage service next month. Azure Storage won’t support the SSL 3.0 security protocol starting on Feb. 20, 2015, the company announced this week. If organizations still have browsers using that that protocol after February 20, then…

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Vulnerability in SSL 3.0 Could Allow Information Disclosure

In the end of 2014 it became known that the SSL protocol (specifically SSL v3) was broken and decryption of the encrypted data was possible. This is an industry-wide vulnerability affecting the SSL 3.0 protocol itself and is not specific to the Windows operating system. All supported versions of Microsoft…

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