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Lawmakers worry about a second Heartbleed

FCW.com - 03 Apr 2018
In a letter to Zemlin, the lawmakers specifically cited the widespread "Heartbleed" programming vulnerability that allowed attackers to access web servers, eavesdrop on communications, steal data and impersonate services and users that led to companies ...

Heartbleed and Shellshock thriving in Docker community

ComputerWeekly.com - 19 Mar 2018
Of the 6,000 images it assessed, Millard said 59 had the Shellshock flaw, while 359 contained the Heartbleed bug. “The problem is that these vulnerabilities are critical and old, which means exploit kits are readily available,” he said. One of the big ...

IOTA (MIOTA): Tokyo and the Crypto Market Heartbleed

GlobalCoinReport - 14 Mar 2018
IOTA found itself among a vulnerable crypto market when a hacker attack occurred on Binance a couple of days ago. Although this currency has successfully dodged the heartbleed caused by hackers, it couldn't stay immune to the consequences that followed ...

Son of Heartbleed poses a major new threat to the internet

TechRadar - 20 Sep 2017
OptionsBleed is the name of a new major vulnerability which potentially threatens to expose data from servers in a similar sort of way that Heartbleed did a few years back. If you recall, Heartbleed was the critical bug which made headlines in 2014, ...

Heartbleed vs. WannaCry: A tale of two cyber attacks

FederalNewsRadio.com - 22 May 2017
If there was ever a case to be made for why agencies and organizations invest in cybersecurity protections, look no further than the recent WannaCry ransomware attack. The federal government came away unscathed by the malware that hit more than 300 ...

Heartbleed Persists on 200000 Servers, Devices

Threatpost - 23 Jan 2017
The Shodan analysis released over the weekend is part of the search engine's Heartbleed Report (2017-01). It paints a gloomy picture when it comes to Heartbleed mitigation. The report indicates that almost 52,000 Apache HTTPD servers remain vulnerable ...

That Heartbleed problem may be more pervasive than you think

Network World - 27 Jan 2017
That lingering Heartbleed flaw recently discovered in 200,000 devices is more insidious than that number indicates. According to a report posted by Shodan, the Heartbleed vulnerability first exposed in April 2014 was still found in 199,594 internet ...

Heartbleed bug still affects thousands of sites

ZDNet - 25 Jan 2017
The bug, known as Heartbleed (but formally designated CVE-2014-0160), was found in an earlier version of OpenSSL, a common open-source cryptographic library. Researchers say the flaw could allow an attacker to reveal the contents of encrypted data ...

Heartbleed - Five Steps To Protect Yourself And Your Business

Forbes - 11 Apr 2014
Cyber security threats, including brand new threats or "zero days" often don't make the headlines, but for anyone who has been perusing the news in the last couple of days the "Heartbleed" bug has been first and foremost in the news. There are ...

News in brief: Update Flash now; Heartbleed fine; the $1.9m email

Naked Security - 13 Jun 2017
A municipality in the UK has been fined £100,000 (about $130,000) by the country's privacy watchdog for not dealing quickly enough with the Heartbleed vulnerability back in 2014. Heartbleed was a bug in the widely-used OpenSSL encryption software that ...

Heartbleed Explained: Why You Need to Change Your Passwords Now

How-To Geek (blog) - 07 Aug 2016
The Heartbleed Bug undermines the very encryption scheme that protects us while we email, bank, and otherwise interact with websites we believe to be secure. Here is a plain-English description of the vulnerability from Codenomicon, the security group ...

Have software companies learned the lessons of Heartbleed?

ITProPortal - 31 Jan 2017
Everyone remembers when the Heartbleed vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library sent waves of panic ripping through the software industry and companies around the world. Software developers did not know enough about the open source ...

Heartbleed Lingers: Nearly 180000 Servers Still Vulnerable

BankInfoSecurity.com (blog) - 30 Jan 2017
Heartbleed is the nickname for a vulnerability in OpenSSL, an open-source implementation of the SSL and TLS protocols that's used to secure data sent between clients and servers. The bug was jointly discovered by security firm Codenomicon and Google ...

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

Engadget - 12 Apr 2014
If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing." "Do I need to update my antivirus?" "Can I login to my bank ...

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