OpenSSL

  • The Internet Is Burning

    The Internet Is Burning

    Online security is a horrifying nightmare. Heartbleed. Target. Apple. Linux. Microsoft. Yahoo. eBay. X.509. Whatever security cataclysm erupts next, probably in weeks or even days. We seem to be trapped in a vicious cycle of cascading security disasters that just keep getting worse. Read More

  • OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Leaves Much Of The Internet At Risk

    OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Leaves Much Of The Internet At Risk

    A large chunk of the Internet is broken at the moment.¬†OpenSSL, used by a host of companies and services to encrypt their data, contained a flaw for two years that, if exploited, allowed external parties to extract data from a server’s working memory in 64 kilobyte chunks. That’s not much, but it was a very repeatable exploit, meaning that nefarious parties could hit the 64… Read More