Apr 14, 2014

The Heartbleed Bug: Why IT Security Needs an Upgrade

Security experts and vendors are in high demand after the discovery of the Heartbleed bug, which exploits vulnerability in the cryptographic tool, OpenSSL. This popular tool provides internet communication privacy and security for applications like the web, instant messaging, email, and some private networks. Codenomicon, a Finland-based security vendor and a Google researcher discovered the bug on April 4 in...