Hiding in Plain Sight: Malware’s Use of TLS and Encryption

By Blake Anderson Introduction TLS (Transport Layer Security) is a cryptographic protocol that provides privacy for applications. TLS is usually implemented on top of common protocols such as HTTP for web browsing or SMTP for email. HTTPS is the usage of TLS over HTTP, which is the most popular way of securing communication between a web server and client and is supported by the bulk of major web servers. As TLS has become more popular and easier to use, we have seen the []

Source:: Cisco Security Notice