Tuesday, 8 April 2014

OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Leaves Much Of The Internet At Risk


A large chunk of the Internet is broken at the moment. OpenSSL, used by a host of companies and services to encrypt their data, contained a flaw for two years that, if exploited, allowed external parties to extract data from a server’s working memory in 64 kilobyte chunks. That’s not much, but it was a very repeatable exploit, meaning that nefarious parties could hit the 64 kilobyte… Read More