Thousands of Android and iOS apps are still vulnerable to the FREAK bug

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According to FireEye researchers, a large number of iOS and Android apps are still vulnerable to the FREAK bug despite patches being released. The report suggests Android has the biggest problem, with over 10 percent of apps open to attack. The researchers scanned almost 11,000 Android apps that have more than a million downloads each and found that over 1000 of them were still vulnerable because they use an Open SSL library to connect to HTTPS servers. They wrote: These 1228 apps have been downloaded over 6.3 billion times. Of these 1228 Android apps, 664 use Android’s bundled OpenSSL library…

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