OpenSSL 1.1.0 is out

A new release of the OpenSSL encryption library is out.

Among the three dozen major changes in the OpenSSL 1.1.0 release are a new Threading API, the removal by default of the Heartbeat extension, and IPv6 support for BIO networking.

Security and cryptography experts are hailing the update:

The update also removes a number of older components from OpenSSL. ®

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