"POODLE" Web browser vulnerability - what you need to know
Striata is aware of the SSLv3 security vulnerability published by Google on Tuesday 14th October 2014, called POODLE (Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption). To protect you, our support for SSLv3 and lower HTTPS encryption protocols will immediately be removed from our websites.
The vulnerability allows an attacker to steal details sent from a web browser to a website, such as login details or passwords, thus making it possible for them to steal personal details and use them to log into an affected website.
We request that all users check their browsers for compatibility, see table below. If you are using an earlier version that is not on this list, please upgrade immediately.
What to do if you think you have an unsupported browser
Internet Explorer 8 or newer on Windows.
Visit the Windows site and download version 8 or newer:
All versions of Chrome on Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, iOS and Chrome OS
Visit Google Chrome website and download latest version:
All versions of Firefox on Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, Firefox OS
Visit Firefox website and follow steps to update:
Opera 6 and newer on Windows, OS X, Linux, Android, Blackberry and Windows Mobile
Visit the Opera website and download Opera 6 or newer:
Safari for Mac OS X 10.2 or newer
Visit the Apple website and download the latest Safari browser:
POODLE stands for Padding Oracle On Downgraded Legacy Encryption. To protect our users, support for SSLv3 and lower HTTPS encryption protocols has already been removed from our websites. Any users attempting to access our application or visit our website with an unsupported browser will be denied and will receive the following error: “Page cannot be displayed“.
We apologize for any inconvenience caused, but please be assured this has been implemented for the safety of your personal information.
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