Why 'Heartbleed' is a slow-motion train wreck
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    Why 'Heartbleed' is a slow-motion train wreck

    Why 'Heartbleed' is a slow-motion train wreck

    Analysis: The 'Heartbleed' OpenSSL vulnerability is one of the worst bugs a SANS expert has seen, and that's before the fallout is fully understood.

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    Heartbleed causes certificate cleanup nightmare

    In the wake of the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, the massive deluge of revoked certificates could cause palpitations across the Internet.

  • Does Heartbleed pose a risk to Android users?

    Though millions of Android devices could contain the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability, experts say the risk to Android users may not be that great.

  • Heartbleed

    Heartbleed is a vulnerability in some implementations of OpenSSL. Because OpenSSL is used by approximately 66% of all active websites on the Intern...

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