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1 %%\subsection{Forward Secrecy}
2 Forward Secrecy or Perfect Forward Secrecy is a property of a cipher suite 
3 that ensures confidentiality even if the server key has been compromised.
4 Thus if traffic has been recorded it can not be decrypted even if an adversary
5 has got hold of the server key
6 \footnote{\url{http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Forward\_secrecy}}
7 \footnote{\url{https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2013/08/pushing-perfect-forward-secrecy-important-web-privacy-protection}}
8 \footnote{\url{http://news.netcraft.com/archives/2013/06/25/ssl-intercepted-today-decrypted-tomorrow.html}}.