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Companies Back Initiative to Support OpenSSL and Other Open-Source Projects
(Apr 24, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
NYTimes.com: The Core Infrastructure Initiative will start with OpenSSL.
Linux Foundation Aims to Prevent Next Heartbleed, Recruits Tech Giants -
(Apr 24, 2014, 13:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Sometimes it takes a crisis to do the right thing," Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, told eWEEK.
Heartbleed and Heartache in FOSS Town
(Apr 22, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Linux Insider: The bottom line, however, is that the bug lingered for years.
Easter egg: DSL router patch merely hides backdoor instead of closing it
(Apr 22, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
Ars Technica: First, DSL router owners got an unwelcome Christmas present. Now, the same gift is back as an Easter egg.
After Heartbleed, OpenSSL Is Forked Into LibreSSL
(Apr 22, 2014, 14:00) (5 talkbacks)
eWEEK: In open-source, when things go wrong, forks happen.
Heartbleed Takes Aim at VPNs, Other Risks Persist
(Apr 22, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Many leading Websites are now secure, but risks remain and companies should update and secure all their Web-facing technologies, including VPNs.
Encrypting Your Cat Photos
(Apr 17, 2014, 10:00) (0 talkbacks)
LinuxJournal: Modern Linux allows us to encrypt our data easily and reliably, so why not take advantage of it?
Does Heartbleed Disprove 'Open Source is Safer'?
(Apr 16, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: An open community is supposed to make software development safer or at least open source adherents have always claimed so.
Dear Ubuntu Users, Stop Saying the Ubuntu Is Unprotected Against the Heartbleed Exploit
(Apr 16, 2014, 05:00) (0 talkbacks)
Softpedia: Unfortunately, some of the Ubuntu users didn't understood how the patching process worked and have started to flood the forums and other social media with the message that Ubuntu is vulnerable.
Will Open-Source Money Prevent the Next Heartbleed?
(Apr 15, 2014, 11:00) (1 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The OpenSSL Software Foundation is now asking for money to help fund its efforts. Will it make a difference or is a different model needed?
Heartbleed: Open source's worst hour
(Apr 15, 2014, 04:00) (4 talkbacks)
ZDnet: People assumed that open source software is somehow magical, that it's immune to ordinary programming mistakes and security blunders. It's not.
Heartbleed SSL Flaw Angst Aggravated by Broken Disclosure Process
(Apr 12, 2014, 06:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The decade's most serious security issue was packaged and branded, but many server administrators and service providers were left in the dark.
Heartbleed coder admits oversight but backs open source
(Apr 11, 2014, 14:00) (3 talkbacks)
C|Net: The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.
Do you need antivirus software on a Chromebook?
(Apr 10, 2014, 07:00) (0 talkbacks)
EveryDayLinuxUser: The simple answer is of course no but I have elaborated a bit on the question and there are possibly a few more things to take into consideration
Google Chrome 34 Gets Responsive
(Apr 09, 2014, 19:00) (0 talkbacks)
Datamation: Google's upgrade to its Chrome web browser includes support for responsive images and fixes for 31 security issues.
WordPress 3.8.x Users Receive Automatic Security Updates for Pingback
(Apr 09, 2014, 14:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: The WordPress 3.8.2 update provides additional checks to limit the risk of pingback attacks.
Heartbleed: for hundreds of thousands of servers at risk around the world from catastrophic bug
(Apr 09, 2014, 10:00) (5 talkbacks)
Guardian: The bug, called "Heartbleed", affects web servers running a package called OpenSSL.
Heartbeat SSL Flaw Puts Linux Distros at Risk
(Apr 08, 2014, 15:00) (0 talkbacks)
eWEEK: Hours after the flaw's disclosure, many Linux distributions didn't have a patch.