A UK city council has been hit by a £100,000 fine after it suffered an embarrassing data breach as a result of not patching against the infamous Heartbleed vulnerability in a timely fashion.
Read more in my article on the Hot for Security blog.
The people who cared about fixing their systems against the Heartbleed vulnerability did it long ago. The others simply don’t give a damn.
Clearly, some manufacturers and IT teams have dropped the ball, and failed to update vulnerable systems
My bet is that there will always be devices attached to the internet which are vulnerable to Heartbleed.
Phew! The high severity OpenSSL bug is not another Heartbleed, but a denial-of-service flaw instead.
Make sure you learn about it (and other vulnerabilities fixed) and take appropriate action.
Heartache for Community Health Systems, as an unpatched Juniper device is blamed for serious security breach.
Remember the Heartbleed scare which had you scurrying to change your passwords and worrying about online privacy a few weeks ago?
Well, it looks like that wasn’t the last word in security issues with OpenSSL.
The Heartbleed bug could be the perfect opportunity for you and your company to take another look at passwords, and make a change for the better.
Read more in my article on F-Secure’s B2B blog.
A 19-year-old man has been charged in connection with a hack using the Heartbleed bug which leaked 900 social insurance numbers, and caused a Canadian government website to shut down for four days.
Millions of Android smartphones and tablets are at risk of being attacked via the Heartbleed bug, more than a week after the security vulnerability was first made public.
The critical Heartbleed security vulnerability in OpenSSL continues to raise alarm, with websites now warning that hackers have breached their systems by exploiting the bug, and stolen personal information about users.
Find out more in my article on the We Live Security blog.
If you administer a server and have so far put off revoking and reissuing your SSL certificates, it might be time to think again.
If you don’t, you could be putting your users and online customers in jeopardy.
Has the United States’ National Security Agency (NSA) really known about the Heartbleed bug (and presumably exploiting it for surveillance purposes) for two years?
And, if it’s true, would you be surprised?
Read my article on the Hot for Security blog to find out more.
It’s simply amazing how amazingly simple this XKCD cartoon is at explaining what the Heartbleed bug is all about.
It wouldn’t be a surprise if phishers used the Heartbleed scare as a way of tricking users into revealing their passwords.
Be careful what you click on, and – if you’re a website owner – don’t make your emails follow bad practices!
Read my article on the Hot For Security blog.
A lot of folks are going around at the moment telling the public to change all of their passwords in response to the serious Heartbleed internet security bug.
But it’s not necessarily the wisest advice.
In the last couple of days you cannot fail to have seen the huge number of media articles about the so-called Heartbleed bug.
In this article for Intego’s Mac Security blog, we’ll try and answer some of the common questions that users of Apple products have raised about this issue.