The Register | Is SSL safe?
Czech security researchers this week claimed to have uncovered weaknesses in SSL that might permit crackers to decypher transmissions over supposedly secure links.
That's Not Good. Your bank almost certainly uses SSL to protect your financial data; the last time you bought something online the little padlock icon was an SSL connection. As with anything related to computers; nothing is really safe. All you can get is "nobody's cracked this yet". Note the yet.