Winter 2020

Section 1: TTh 3:00pm - 4:15pm 3106 JKB

Homework #8

TLS Attacks

A number of attacks have been reported on TLS. These include:

  • Logjam
  • Heartbleed

Read a good, in-depth technical article on one of these attacks and write a 1 page summary on what you learned.

Topics in your article might include:

  • What is the flaw that was discovered?
  • How does the attack work (in brief)?
  • How serious is the problem in practice?
  • What lessons should we learn from this incident?

Please cite all the sources that you use.

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