An overview of Heartbleed -- the OpenSSL bug

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An overview of Heartbleed -- the OpenSSL bug

Postby rapier57 » Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:57 am

Here is an overview of the Heartbleed bug by my friends at IOActive:

http://blog.ioactive.com/2014/04/bleeding-hearts.html

The current recommendation is that you change your passwords to online services that are or may be affected by this bug.

One such service, LastPass, is recommending changing the master key.

I'm going to be changing mine.

Here is some more info from Brian Krebs:

http://krebsonsecurity.com/2014/04/hear ... an-you-do/
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Re: An overview of Heartbleed -- the OpenSSL bug

Postby DaFoxx » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:52 pm

Beware of Geeks bearing GIF's :mrgreen:
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Re: An overview of Heartbleed -- the OpenSSL bug

Postby DaFoxx » Fri Apr 11, 2014 9:54 pm

but to put it in perspective :P
http://xkcd.com/1353/
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Re: An overview of Heartbleed -- the OpenSSL bug

Postby Egaladeist » Sun Apr 13, 2014 1:45 pm

Yeh, it's nuts.....good thing I don't do any financial transactions online. Even the Canada Revenue website is/was shut down, so they extended tax fillings.
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