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Man Denies Inserting Heartbleed Security Flaw Deliberately

Ben Grubb,  Digital Forensic Investigator

The German software developer who introduced a security flaw into an encryption protocol used by millions of websites globally says he did not insert it deliberately as some have suggested.


Open source software is more secure, right? So what happened with OpenSSL?

One of the benefits often cited for the use of open-source software is that because it is so widely available and open to review by developers, any security flaws will be caught sooner than with closed, proprietary systems. 296 more words


heartbleed bug

of course it’d be called that
with each vicious heartbeat
eliciting an automatic response
pulling random bits from memory
shadows of recent transactions
we both hoped to leave behind


Just what exactly is Heartbleed?

The cyberspace is experiencing a security havoc that we should be mindful and be aware of. It is caused by a bug called Heartbleed that threatens the security program running two-thirds or most of the servers on the internet enabling the exposure of data and passwords of the users.


Apple Says iOS, OSX and "Key Web Services" Not Affected by Heartbleed Security Flaw

Apple said Thursday that its mobile, desktop and Web services weren’t affected by a major flaw in a set of security software used by hundreds of thousands of websites. 259 more words


IMPORTANT NOTICE - Heartbleed Bug - Security Flaw Affects Sites Across The Internet

It has recently come to light that a major coding flaw has left our information vulnerable on some of the most popular websites across the internet.