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OpenSSL Project details vulnerability alert policy

The group behind the OpenSSL cryptographic library that enables Web site encryption says it doesn't give advance notice of vulnerabilities to...

September 9th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Heartbleed exposed cache problem: Researchers

Most IT security pros think of the Heartbleed bug as a software vulnerability in some versions of the OpenSSL software...

August 17th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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OpenSSL and other open projects to get money for security audits

One of the problems with some open source software is there sometimes aren't enough volunteer developers to comb through code to...

May 29th, 2014 Howard Solomon

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Many Canadian firms still vulnerable to Heartbleed: Consultant

More than 40,000 computer systems, including some run by large enterprises, were still vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug more than...

May 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon


Now: Google Play Music. Later: Android Silver (maybe)

On Monday, Google Canada launched the Google Play Music service in Canada. Previously available south of the border, Google finally...

May 6th, 2014 Sean Carruthers


New flaw ‘found’ in patched OpenSSL likely a fake, experts say

It’s getting so you just can’t trust hackers any more. According to Computerworld U.S., security experts doubt the validity of a...

April 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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Finally, some real money for OpenSSL?

Sometimes it takes a crisis to get people to pay attention. The Heartbleed bug definitely counts as a crisis, and...

April 24th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

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What we learned from Heartbleed

I put this out not to show what I know, but to start a discussion if possible.  What did you...

April 22nd, 2014 Jim Love

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Heartbleed update: Things are better

The world continues to recover from the revelation of the Heartbleed vulnerability in many versions of OpenSSL, with Web sites, vendors...

April 21st, 2014 Howard Solomon