Two related threats have piqued our interest this week – the Lenovo/Superfish idiocy and the FREAK attack. Not just because it gives an excuse to write this article to a background track of some SuperFreaky 80s music, but also because the two issues are intertwined and together illustrate how there can be unintended consequences when you start messing around with cryptographic trust. Let’s take SuperFish first. Lenovo got paid $250,000 to abuse the trust of their customers by […]