Tag: OpenSSl

Nearly 200,000 Systems are Still Vulnerable to Heartbleed Exploits

When the Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered, companies and security researchers scrambled to ensure this threat would¬†not become a major problem. Although significant steps have been taken to nullify this threat, the danger is far from over. A new report from Shodan shows how roughly 200,000 devices and services remain vulnerable to the Heartbleed exploit. A very disconcerting number, to say the least. Heartbleed Bug Remains A Critical Weakness The report …
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OpenSSL Developers Patch Denial-of-service Attack Vector

Many people know about the OpenSSL protocol, which allows for encrypted website usage. Unfortunately, this concept is not without its flaws, as three major vulnerabilities were patched earlier this week. Security support for the older version will expire on December 31. The new update mainly addressed a critical DDoS bug OpenSSL Patch Addresses Key Concerns The security patch issued for OpenSSL addresses one critical flaw many people were concerned about. …
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Bitcoin Core v0.12 Features Tor Support And Removes OpenSSL Signatures

A new version of the Bitcoin Core client has been released which includes some minor upgrades¬†and a reduction in upload traffic. With the current block size debate still going for many months now, any move in the right direction will help put Bitcoin back on track for recovery. All users are advised to upgrade to the new version as soon as possible. Also read: Blythe Masters To Open Digital Asset …
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