The Heartbleed Worm May Be the Most Serious Threat to the Internet in a Long Time
Prof. Jeff Ingalsbe, Assistant Professor and Department Chair at the University of Detroit Mercy in the Center for Cyber Security and Intelligence Studiesleads the discussion of the impact of this virus and how to deal with it.
Posted by: Tracey Pretorius, Director, Trustworthy Computing On April 8, 2014, security researchers announced a flaw in the OpenSSL encryption software library used by many websites to protect customers’ data. The vulnerability, known as “Heartbleed,” could potentially allow a cyberattacker to access a website’s customer data along with traffic encryption keys. After a thorough investigation, Microsoft determined […]
Mashable Team, 4/10/14 An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as […]
Written by Mike Wendland APRIL 10, 2014 in Gadgets and Gear, News Here we go. Another online security alert, reports of widespread personal information vulnerability, dire warnings, alleged security breaches at the biggest websites around and a general the-sky-is-warning panic by the Media. It’s all about something called the Heartbleed bug, a wide-reaching security vulnerability in the […]
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