Heartbleed Bug

Heartbleed is serious security vulnerability  (CVE-2014-0160)  which was disclosed in the OpenSSL library on 7th of April. OpenSSL is the open-source software widely used to encrypt web communications, and a security flaw like this could be used by attackers to reveal the contents of a “secure” message, such as credit card details shared with an online store via HTTPS.

You can check whether any site affected by Heartbleed by typing the URL at http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/

Heartbleed Bug

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Author: Harshani Nawarathna

Sri Lankan woman in Computing

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