HTTPS scanning in Kaspersky antivirus exposed users to MITM attacks

Security vendor Kaspersky Lab has updated its antivirus products to fix an issue that exposed users to traffic interception attacks. The problem was found by Google vulnerability researcher Tavis Ormandy in the SSL/TLS traffic inspection feature that Kaspersky Anti-Virus uses to detect potential threats hidden inside encrypted connections.

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