Researchers Use Big Data to Get Around Encryption – Digits – WSJ

Companies are racing to encrypt their data to block hackers and government spies. But researchers have found that data mining techniques can get around one widely used version of the technology.


The attack described in a recent research paper, focused on the technology called Hypertext Transfer Protocol Secure, or HTTPS, which is used to identify sites and encrypt traffic over the Internet between users’ devices and remote servers

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