RTL News: leak in server private data of children




By a known vulnerability in SSL 3.0, the claims of almost all children in primary school for weeks been insightful. Nevertheless, there would be no abuse of the leak, reports Yahoo! News Friday.

The leak was in a server using publishers Basic Gate, a software program in which the performance of primary school pupils are saved. This program is a joint foundation of publishers Malmberg, Zwijsen ThiemeMeulenhoff and Noordhoff.

An ICT expert tipped RTL Nieuws, which found out that it was a known leak. The National Cyber ​​Security Center warned there last month already. It’s the bug Poodle , a vulnerability in the SSL 3.0 protocol. Many browsers and servers are susceptible to this because they still support the eighteen year old version.

Although the problem has been known for several weeks, the leak was according to Yahoo! News Thursday only poem. That time would have found no unauthorized use. Only Internet outdated operating systems and browsers, such as Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6, were vulnerable.

It is the second time in one week that Basic Port is in the news. Earlier happened already after it appeared that the said publishers handle the claims of almost all children with their software, while previously asked permission to parents. The progress will be saved by name.


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