Protect Your Data Online:Heartbleed Bug Found In Open SSL Cryptographic Software Library

Just this April 7 2014 a bug was found in https protocol that made the world wide web scrambling to  protect their websites and their clients or users against the loophole.Not only websites are affected by this weakness but also your browsers and cookies,operating systems,devices and softwares.



Appliance and Software vendors are now adopting the fixed version of cryptographic software which was released last monday to reassure that their products are safe for their customers.

CVE-2014-0160 which is the official reference of the bug was found by Google security researcher Neel Mehta and Security Engineers of Codenomicon.They found out that Open SSL 1.0.1 to 1.0.1f are buggy versions.

The flaw was already in the web for two years and they don't know if someone has already taking advantage of the bug because it leaves no trace.If the bug is exploited, your passwords,bank account and credit card numbers may be compromised.

The Clock Online said that Yahoo is believed to be the only  major internet company to be affected by Heartbleed Bug.While Google on their blog told their customers about their applied patches to key google services and working for the research.

I advised you now to change your passwords and be vigilant to latest threats.

For more info try to visit these sites:
http://filippo.io/Heartbleed-heartbleed tester for your website
http://heartbleed.com/
http://www.cnet.com/news/how-to-protect-yourself-from-the-heartbleed-bug/


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