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Heartbleed coder admits oversight but backs open source

Apr 11, 2014, 14:00 (4 Talkback[s])

Seggelmann submitted the code at 11:59pm on New Year's Eve 2011, but claims the timing had nothing to do with the mistake. Although the bug was also missed by the review process for OpenSSL, an open source project written and reviewed by volunteers, Seggelmann told British newspaper The Guardian that the bug's eventual discovery shows the value of publically available open source code.

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