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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Lennie
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2007-09-22

I got aware of that a little later after I commented, I even mentioned it in a later comment how it is done:

http://www.osnews.com/thread?586753

Purely by coincidence I even know the researcher personally that found out about it, we worked at the same company many years ago before he was founded the security company.

Edited 2014-04-09 21:00 UTC

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