Last week the world was panicking when the FREAK SSL flaw was discovered. Here’s how to stop another one from occurring.
Google’s security researchers have discovered a new bug within SSL, this time in SSL 3.0 that exploits the fallback to SSL 3.0 and its inherently insecurity
According to a report coming out of Bloomberg, the NSA supposedly knew of the OpenSSL Heartbleed bug for nearly 2 years and used it to their advantage when they needed to. This makes the entire belief that the bug was an accidental mistake in the code that hadn’t been noticed much less probable. Not to mention the fact that the heartbleed bug is effecting almost the entire internet and puts the security of most passwords into question. The problem, however, is that not enough websites have fixed their certificates to patch this issue. There are hundreds of thousands if not millions of affected sites that