Sunday, April 27, 2014
Heartbleed: what you need to know and do
With as many as half a million websites and services exposed to the Heartbleed vulnerability for the past two years, it should come as no surprise that some of the world's leading IT security experts have rated it an 11 out of ten on the serious insecurity scale. It's also no surprise that with the combination of a highly technical problem, mainstream media coverage and knee jerk reactions the average user has been left unsure just exactly what is going on what they should do about it. Here's the pertinent facts and relevant mitigation measures you need to know.