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21 hrs ago | NewsFactor

Heartbleed Could Cost Millions

So, could IT best practices have caught Heartbleed sooner? Following best practices to prevent bugs like Heartbleed isn't enough, but technology does exist that IT can use to prove programs meet certain properties, such as ensuring the program never reads from a place in memory where it didn't write, said security expert Richard Kenner.

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Yesterday | Netcraft

Chrome users oblivious to Heartbleed revocation tsunami

In the aftermath of Heartbleed , it has become clear that revoking potentially compromised certificates is essential .

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Related Topix: Google, Startups

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Heartbleed bug fixes threaten to cause major Internet disruptions in coming weeks

Efforts to fix the notorious Heartbleed bug threaten to cause major disruptions to the Internet over the next several weeks as companies scramble to repair encryption systems on hundreds of thousands of Web sites at the same time, security experts say.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Russia Taday

Google kept Heartbleed bug hidden from the government

The Heartbleed security bug disclosed last week may be among the most wide-reaching vulnerabilities on the web to ever be discovered, but the researchers who detected the glitch didn't exactly rush to reveal it to the world.

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Related Topix: Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Mountain View, CA

Bellingham Herald

Heartbleed fixes may hobble Web in coming weeks

Efforts to fix the notorious Heartbleed bug threaten to cause major disruptions to the Internet over the next several weeks as companies scramble to repair encryption systems on hundreds of thousands of Web sites at the same time, security experts say.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology

Mon Apr 14, 2014

CRN

Heartbleed Overblown? Experts Test Seriousness Of OpenSSL Bug

A test set up to examine the risk posed by the Heartbleed bug found that hackers can gain the private server certificate keys, confirming the danger posed by the open source vulnerability.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology, Akamai

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Heartbleed's 'Worst-Case Scenario' is Possible

What seemed like good news has quickly turned bad, if not downright terrifying. Saturday's disclosure by Web security firm CloudFlare that at least one worst-case scenario related to the Heartbleed vulnerability might be impossible has been proven wrong by independent researchers in less than a day.

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Related Topix: Reality TV, Entertainment, Television

ComputerWorld

Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

Four researchers working separately have demonstrated a server's private encryption key can be obtained using the Heartbleed bug, an attack thought possible but unconfirmed.

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Related Topix: Computers

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ars Technica

Private crypto keys are accessible to Heartbleed hackers, new data shows

Contrary to previous suspicions, it is possible for hackers exploiting the catastrophic vulnerability dubbed Heartbleed to extract a private encryption keys from vulnerable websites, Web services firm Cloudflare reported Saturday .

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Re/code

Sorry, That Heartbleed Worst-Case Scenario Is Possible After All

This morning's disclosure by Web security firm CloudFlare that at least one worst-case scenario related to the Heartbleed vulnerability might be impossible has been proven wrong by independent researchers in less than a day.

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The Washington Post

No joke, this company wants to be hacked with Heartbleed

Most of us have spent the last few days trying not to fall victim to the Heartbleed bug - changing passwords, checking routers, making sure we're protected, and so on.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, US Politics, US News

GigaOM

Ruh-roh. Heartbleed affects networking gear from Cisco and Juniper, too

Don't let down your guard. While many websites have been updated against Heartbleed, a lot of the hardware running the internet is also infected.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

KRDO-TV Colorado Springs

Heartbleed bug: What you need to know

Security researchers have uncovered a fatal flaw in a key safety feature for surfing the Web -- the one that keeps your email, banking, shopping, passwords and communications private.

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Related Topix: Computer Security, Computers

PR-inside.com

CloudFlare Adopts Solarflare's SolarSecure for Active Protection Against DDoS Attacks

By deploying Solarflare's SolarSecureTM Filter Engine along with Solarflare 10Gb Ethernet server adapters, CloudFlare builds an extra layer of protection into their network at the server level, increasing headroom and responsiveness in the face of Distributed Denial of Service attacks, making the web safer and faster.

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Related Topix: Irvine, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

The WHIR

OpenSSL Users Should Upgrade Now to Fix Heartbleed Security Bug

OpenSSL, the open source toolkit implementing SSL v2/v3 and TLS v1 protocols, disclosed a new vulnerability on Monday which could be used to reveal up to 64KB of memory to a connected client or server.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

TechTarget

NTP-based DDoS attacks on the rise, but SYN floods still more perilous

The initial months of 2014 saw a dramatic increase in the number of NTP-based distributed denial-of-service attacks, according to multiple DDoS mitigation vendors.

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Related Topix: Akamai Technologies

Tue Apr 01, 2014

Software As She's Developed

Load-balancing Rails with Nginx and Cloudflare

I'm presently using HTML5 and the web to make podcasts easier to share, play, and discover at Player FM .

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Switched

Forget Stealing Credit Cards, Now Hackers Just Straight-Up Blackmail You

While hackers tried to get rich by stealing millions of credit cards from Target, other cybercriminals have quietly tried another method to make a quick buck: Asking companies to pay them to go away.

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Related Topix: Social Software

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Web content delivery network has a P.A. connection

The co-founder of one of the world's fastest growing Internet content delivery networks has strong Prince Albert roots.

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Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance

Thu Mar 20, 2014

Prince Albert Daily Herald

Michelle Zatlyn

The growing service has an estimated 1.5 million customers worldwide.

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