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Sunday, August 9, 2020

Archive for the 'Heartbleed Bug' Category

‘Heartbleed—What’s Next? Check Your Clients, Routers, Virtual Machines And VPNs’ – ‘ReadWrite’

The latest post on ‘ReadWrite’ is titled “Heartbleed—What’s Next? Check Your Clients, Routers, Virtual Machines And VPNs”.Jodi Mardesich says, “What we thought was secure—Web servers, routers, virtual machines, virtual private networks, and even client software—isn’t so safe, after all.Just about everything that relies on the open source cryptographic software OpenSSL is compromised by the Heartbleed bug, which can leak the contents of the memories of these networks and devices to compromise your security.Heartbleed can expose data in random 64KB “heartbeats,”... [...]

‘Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web’s Security Disaster’ – ‘ReadWrite’

The latest post on ‘ReadWrite’ is titled “Protect Yourself Against Heartbleed, The Web’s Security Disaster”.Selena Larson says, “The recently discovered Heartbleed bug exposed a gaping hole in the security software that’s supposed to keep your information private while shopping, managing your finances or sending and reading email. While there still aren’t any signs that the bug has actually led to eavesdropping or theft—financial, identity or otherwise—it’s probably only a matter of time.The good news is that there are ways you can protect your... [...]