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Heartbleed: Bourne Again?

25.9.2014 by Jenn Granger

There’s a new bug in town, and it’s got the internet all of a bother. But is the Bash vulnerability, dubbed ‘Shellshock’ (a piece of code in a really common piece of Linux software), actually Heartbleed: The Second Coming? Unfortunately, bleeding hearts or not, it could still affect you, so if you’re a Linux or Apple Mac OS X user, then don’t be bashful - read on and find out if you need to save your system! Hold up, what actually is Bash? In tech - Bash (Bourne Again SHell) is a Unix Shell written as a free software replacement…

Sacred Heart(Bleed)

21.8.2014 by Jenn Granger

There are two types of old friends: the ones that you look forward to catching up with over a cocktail and a curry, and the ones that steal your data and leave you weeping and ashamed in the eyes of…

The New Heartbleed?

9.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Six bugs have been found wriggling around inside OpenSSL, and it’s time to call in the exterminators. OK, melodramatic analogies aside, it’s been said that it’s about a seven on the one to Heartbleed scale; which means it’s not time…

Bleeding Hearts & Passwords: Security Information

9.4.2014 by Jenn Granger

If a ‘Heartbleed bug’ sounds like it would be bad news for your body’s system, in reality it’s even worse for your computer’s. This vulnerability is big, and it’s probably affecting you, right now. What’s the crack? Yesterday the OpenSSL…