The Heartbleed Bug, The NSA, and the Story Continues

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The only thing more popular to talk about on the Internet this week beyond larger iPhone rumors and Steven Colbert being chosen to replace David Letterman is the Heartbleed Bug. Since news of the Heartbleed bug first came out this week we’re continuing to hear more and more about how the bug came to be, […]

The Heartbleed Bug and How the Internet is Coping

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We’re into the third day now of dealing with the massive OpenSSL security flaw known as the Heartbleed bug. We’ve been reporting on the story in posts here and here. Essentially the Heartbleed bug is a flaw in the OpenSSL cryptological library, an open source encryption protocol that as much as two-thirds of the Internet […]

How to Protect Against the Heartbleed Security Bug

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Last night we, like just about every other site on the Internet, published a story about the very large and dangerous OpenSSL security bug called Heartbleed. The bug leaves large portions of the Internet open for malicious hackers to steal log in, credit card, and encryption keys.  Essentially sites that thought they were protecting user data […]