CryptoCourse and RESTful SSL Considerations

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The Most Dangerous Code in the World:Validating SSL Certificates in Non-Browser Software

Paper: ‎www.cs.utexas.edu/~shmat/shmat_ccs12.pdf

Article: SSL Vulnerabilities Found in Critical Non-Browser Software Packages | threatpost

Discussion/FAQ: The Most Dangerous Code in the World: FAQ