The furor surrounding the Heartbleed security bug seems to be dying down slowly but surely, but this does not mean that it no longer poses a threat to computer users everywhere. Apple has more or less managed to evade the Heartbleed security flaw for quite some time now, but this does not mean that their products are 100% immune. In fact, Apple has just issued an update to their latest […]
We have heard about the Heartbleed bug in recent times, as well as denials by at least one entity (the NSA, no less) concerning knowledge about the existence of such a vulnerability without informing the masses. Well, it seems that there has been a Heartbleed attack that has resulted in a loss of taxpayer data from Canada’s tax agency website. Apparently, a 19-year old Canadian man is the culprit who […]
Although BlackBerry might not be the smartphone company that everyone would want to support blindly at this point in time, or would root for in terms of making a comeback in the smartphone industry, credit must be given where it is due. You can say that BlackBerry has been one of the leaders in mobile security, but it still has had its apps affected by the Heartbleed bug.
The NSA is an organization that has its fair share of detractors, where we did mention how the NSA was aware of the Heartbleed vulnerability for years at the end of last week. It seems as though the US National Security Agency (NSA) has stepped forward to deny any knowledge of the Heartbleed online security flaw since, touting that they do not know and were not aware of the flaw […]
The Heartbleed bug has making a lot of waves recently and for those unfamiliar, it’s a vulnerability with the OpenSSL technology that could have potentially affected at least two-thirds of the internet, since many web services and online companies take advantage of the technology and implement it on their websites.Now this vulnerability has been around for years but it was only recently that it was discovered, or was it? According […]
By now we’re sure many of you guys have heard of a certain security flaw called Heartbleed. For those unfamiliar, the Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered in the OpenSSL technology, which is a set of encryption software that is typically used by internet services and companies to help safeguard user information, and is apparently used on more than two-thirds of the internet, thus making the threat very real and very scary.Many […]
I am quite sure that many of us have already read about the Heartbleed bug that has raised quite a sheer amount of panic among some members of the populace, although cooler heads have also prevailed in the process. In fact, some technology firms have urged folks to make changes to their passwords – all of them, after stumbling across this major security flaw. Heartbleed basically allows one to access […]