The openSSL heartbleed has led to a huge increase in the number of SSL certificates being revoked, as site owners and hosting providers go through the process of replacing vulnerable certificates.
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The Tor Project is in the process of rejecting exit nodes vulnerable to the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability after researcher Collin Mulliner discovered more than 1,000 leaking plaintext traffic.
Dennis Fisher talks with Kaspersky Lab security researcher Kurt Baumgartner about the specter of APT attacks in enterprises, what kind of tactics APT attackers are using now and the effect of the Heartbleed openSSL bug on the certificate authority system.
A Federal court struck down Lavabit’s appeal today, affirming contempt sanctions against the now-shuttered secure email provider that was forced to release SSL keys to the FBI.
Oracle fixes more than 100 security vulnerabilities in its Java, Database, and other products with its critical patch updates.
Netcraft reports that certificates on 80,000 of the half-million Web servers vulnerable to Heartbleed exploits have been revoked.
Financial services organizations must contend with not only advanced hackers, but also common malware attacks, panelists said at the Kaspersky Lab Cyber Security Summit.
Former DHS secretary Tom Ridge said at the Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity Summit that U.S. critical infrastructure will be a target as long as the public and private sector balk on sharing attack and threat data.
Web application security begins with the developer’s comfort level and familiarity with a programming language. WhiteHat Security’s latest report examines the security of six top languages.
Experts say it’s highly unlikely private SSL keys can be stolen by hackers using the Heartbleed OpenSSL bug, but not impossible.