Blog: How Tos

The lowdown on the SKIP-TLS and FREAK flaws UPDATE

consultant-placeholder08 Jamie Riden 06 Mar 2015

Following this week’s disclosure of the FREAK attack, and yesterday’s post where we covered impacts and remediation options Microsoft have now stepped up with this advisory

We did cover clients/browsers but here is a dedicated listing, current as of yesterday 5th March:

Browser Status
Internet Explorer Security advisory
Chrome on Mac OS Patch available now
Chrome on Android
Safari on Mac OS Patch expected next week
Safari on iOS Patch expected next week
Stock Android Browser
Blackberry Browser
Opera on Mac OS
Opera on Linux


To check your browser to see if it’s vulnerable this tool gives a one-click answer:

Qualys’ SSL Labs also have a one-click client test tool: