The OpenSSL project team is pleased to announce the release of version 1.0.0 of our open source toolkit for SSL/TLS. This new OpenSSL version is a major release and incorporates many new features as well as major fixes compared to 0.9.8n.Read more »
This article explains how you can set up an SSL vhost under Apache2 on Ubuntu 9.10 and Debian Lenny so that you can access the vhost over HTTPS (port 443). SSL is short for Secure Sockets Layer and is a cryptographic protocol that provides security for communications over networks by encrypting segments of network connections at the transport layer end-to-end.Read more »
"Today I finally decided to work out this element of our task list. We are happy that now MyServer can be distributed under the GPLv3 terms license without any exception. Previously we were using OpenSSL for the HTTPS protocol, it was giving us some licensing troubles as we needed to add an exception to the original GPLv3 license..."Read more »
Netcraft's June SSL Survey has found that a significant number of SSL certificates are affected by the Debian OpenSSL vulnerability, including Extended Validation SSL certificates and certificates belonging to banks.Read more »
Quick and easy shell script to help setup openssl, openssh and zlib, while creating new ssh host keys, network-wide using rsh.Read more »
"... «A weakness has been discovered in the random number generator used by OpenSSL on Debian and Ubuntu systems. As a result of this weakness, certain encryption keys are much more common than they should be, such that an attacker could guess the key through a brute-force attack given minimal knowledge of the system.Read more »
"This is a minor bug fix release. GnuTLS is a modern C library that implement the standard network security protocol Transport Layer Security (TLS), for use by network
applications. GnuTLS is developed for GNU/Linux, but works on many Unix-like systems..."