How serious can the SSL Bug be in a third-world country?

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  1. Ser Aphim

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    I don't know how this can be a serious in my place. We don't have that many technical geniuses here. What can this also do to my iPad?
     
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    My understanding is that is does not take a "technical genius" to do what can be done with this vulnerability. There are scripts that can be run to automate the "man in the middle" attack. So, if someone wants to do it and can - I don't see it as being too difficult a project.

    The bottom line is that this makes the "s" in "https" not reliable or even a lie. If someone wants to get your information, this vulnerability makes it easier.

    Never underestimate the abilities of thieves and other scoundrels, even in a "third world country"!

    Marilyn
     
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    Its that bad? Wow.

    Installing SSLPatch now.
     

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