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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 ...

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 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 - 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 ...

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 ...

It's 2017 and 200000 services still have unpatched Heartbleeds

The Register - 23 Jan 2017
Some 200,000 systems are still susceptible to Heartbleed more than two years and 9 months after the huge vulnerability was disclosed. Patching efforts spiked after news dropped in April 2014 of the world's most well-known and at the time then most ...

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 ...

Heartbleed: developer who introduced the error regrets 'oversight'

The Guardian - 12 Apr 2014
The developer who introduced the "Heartbleed" vulnerability to the open-source code used by thousands of websites has told the Guardian it was an "oversight" – but that its discovery validates the methods used. Robin Seggelmann, a programmer based in ...

Heartbleed Explained: Why You Need to Change Your Passwords Now

How-To Geek (blog) - 17 Feb 2017
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 Highlights a Contradiction in the Web

New York Times - 19 Apr 2014
Once Heartbleed was revealed, nearly two weeks ago, companies raced to put patches in place to fix it. But security researchers say more than one million web servers could still be vulnerable to attack. Mandiant, a cyberattack response firm, said on ...

Council fined £100000 for Heartbleed security failures

The INQUIRER - 13 Jun 2017
THE UK INFORMATION COMMISSIONER'S OFFICE (ICO) has done what it occasionally does and fined an outfit for not properly handling data and falling victim to Heartbleed. The ICO has fined Gloucester City Council £100,000 because an attacker ...

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