Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 26th Sep 2014 05:00 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

By now you may have heard about a new bug found in the Bash shell. And unless you're a programmer or security expert, you're probably wondering if you should really worry. The short answer is: Don't panic, but you should definitely learn more about it, because you may be in contact with vulnerable devices.

This bug, baptized "Shellshock" by Security Researchers, affects the Unix command shell "Bash," which happens to be one of the most common applications in those systems. That includes any machine running Mac OS X or Linux.

A very simple and straightforward explanation of this major new security issue. The OSNews servers were updated yesterday.

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RE[2]: Routers
by PhilPotter on Fri 26th Sep 2014 10:39 UTC in reply to "RE: Routers"
PhilPotter
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2011-06-10

Good point, but like you say, a nightmare anyway security wise.

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