The VENOMous Search for the Next Heartbleed

Heartbleed was perhaps the first security vulnerability to get its own Website at the point of disclosure, with its own logo and Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) list. Heartbleed created the trend of the packaged, branded vulnerability for easy media consumption. VENOM, disclosed by security firm CrowdStrike, followed the Heartbleed playbook, with a logo, a brand and a Website—oh, and hype too.