TLS Bug Logjam Did Not Affect Tutanota
The recently discovered vulnerability of the TLS/SSL protocol called "Logjam" did not affect your Tutanota emails. Nevertheless, we checked and updated all our cipher suites directly after the publication of the flaw.
Logjam is a bug that existed since the 1990s. It would allow an attacker sitting between a user and a vulnerable server to lower the TLS encryption so that it can be cracked. The bug affects all servers that support DHE_EXPORT ciphers for encrypting their traffic. The Tutanota servers never supported DHE_EXPORT and, thus, were never affected by Logjam.
As a precaution we have configured the Tutanota servers so that they do not support any DHE cipher suites at all. Thus, we even protect your unencrypted emails with secure transport encryption.
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Posted on: 2015-05-22