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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    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...

  • Heartbleed bug update: Successful attacks reported

    Proving the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability can be exploited in the wild, two organizations say attackers have used it to glean sensitive data.

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  • Heartbleed

    Heartbleed is a vulnerability in some implementations of OpenSSL. Because OpenSSL is used by approximately 66% of all active websites on the Internet, many experts have called Heartbleed one of the worst security bugs in the history of the Internet. 

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    A wildcard certificate is a digital certificate that is applied to a domain and all its subdomains. 

  • SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer virtual private network)

    An SSL VPN (Secure Sockets Layer virtual private network) is a form of VPN that can be used with a standard Web browser... (Continued) 

  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL)

    SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is a commonly-used protocol for managing the security of a message transmission on the Internet; it uses a program layer located between the Internet's HTTP and TCP program layers. 

  • Transport Layer Security (TLS)

    Transport Layer Security (TLS) is a protocol that ensures privacy between communicating applications and their users on the Internet. 

  • server accelerator card (SSL card)

    A server accelerator card (also known as an SSL card) is a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI) card used to generate encryption keys for secure transactions on e-commerce Web sites. 

  • Secure Shell (SSH)

    Secure Shell (SSH), sometimes known as Secure Socket Shell, is a UNIX-based command interface and protocol for securely getting access to a remote computer.