SecurityThreats

Heartbleed – on the mend

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Internet Storm Center says Heartbleed around the net is slowly being patched. How do they know that?  Well, in case you are not a programmatic person… One can easily scan the Internet to find out what is going on, and that is exactly what the bad guys are doing all the time. They know when […]

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Check a website before changing your password

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Use LastPass check which allows the user to test a website to know whether it has updated the openssl technology. Some site do not have this type, and may not matter, and others may have openssl and have patched. But yet others may not be aware of this vulnerability… and if that is the case […]

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New OpenSSL exploit found (CVE-2014-0160)- called Heart Bleed

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Many vendors have put out statements  for OpenSSL vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160): This is a vulnerability in the encryption technology (OpenSSL) on websites and other systems. If you cannot safely access websites with encryption technologies it is a bad day on the Internet isc  has a full list – list is increasing: But most interesting (to me) […]

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New Public Breach at sally Beauty Supply

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bankinfosecurity has the information   The initial reports were that it was a data breach, but no credit card data was stolen, but 11 days later it looks as many as 25,000 records were exposed and stolen Sally Beauty Supply operates approximately 500 stores worldwide and had $3.6 billion in sales in 2013.   As […]