Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 8th Apr 2014 22:06 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption

Heartbleed, a long-undiscovered bug in cryptographic software called OpenSSL that secures Web communications, may have left roughly two-thirds of the Web vulnerable to eavesdropping for the past two years. Heartbleed isn't your garden-variety vulnerability, so here's a quick guide to what it is, why it's so serious, and what you can do to keep your data safe.

Serious.

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henderson101
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2006-05-30

Borland Pascal did also... a lot of non-C compilers do.

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moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Sure you are right.

I just wanted to mention a programming language older than C and another one of the same age to state that the C language designers ought to know better.

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