Secure Sockets Layers, and more recently, Transport Layer Security protocols have protected web users for years by creating a digital secure handshake to identify and encrypt data from the browser to the secure end site. The Apple flaw puts hackers in the middle of that handshake, by allowing the SSL/TSL routines to be bypassed. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)

Secure Sockets Layers, and more recently, Transport Layer Security protocols have protected web users for years by creating a digital secure handshake to identify and encrypt data from the browser to the secure end site. The Apple flaw puts hackers in the middle of that handshake, by allowing the SSL/TSL routines to be bypassed. (Photo credit: Shutterstock)

*According to an article in The Blaze , due to a recent security breach mobile device users should be very afraid.

The article states that the news that has tech giant, Apple , Inc., rushing its users to upgrade to the iOS7 software to prevent a potential security risk is even more scary than the enormous breach to consumer privacy revealed by Target last year.

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