HTTPS security flaw FREAK plagues Windows too

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Windows systems are vulnerable to FREAK, a decade-old bug that was discovered only this week affecting Android and Apple devices.

FREAK — short for Factoring attack on RSA-EXPORT Keys — allows hackers to decrypt HTTPS-protected Web traffic between browsers and millions of websites. Microsoft confirmed that Windows could be compromised the same way as Android, BlackBerry, iOS and OS X devices in an advisory published today.

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