A new release of the OpenSSL encryption library is out.
Security and cryptography experts are hailing the update:
The latest OpenSSL release notes really make me happy. It removes old/insecure stuff and added modern crypto: https://t.co/44xyluC5ht— Oscar Koeroo (@okoeroo) August 25, 2016
OpenSSL 1.1.0 is a major refactor: IPv6, EVP, Bignum, core structs, state machine, negotiation. Adds CCM, OCB, ChaCha/Poly, scrypt, BLAKE2.— Kenn White (@kennwhite) August 25, 2016
The update also removes a number of older components from OpenSSL. ®