Tag Archives: Socat

Threatpost News Wrap, February 5, 2016

Mike Mimoso and Chris Brook discuss the news of the week including internet-connected teddy bears, the latest on the Going Dark debate, and whether or not there’s a backdoor in Socat. They also preview next week’s Security Analyst Summit in Tenerife, Spain.

Socat Warns Weak Prime Number Could Mean It’s Backdoored

Socat published a security advisory warning users that a hard-coded 1024 Diffie-Hellman prime number was not prime, and that an attacker could listen and recover secrets from a key exchange.