13 avril 2014

The ‘Heartbleed’ Bug and How Internet Users Can Protect Themselves

By Megan O'Neil. Security professionals working in higher education are updating servers, reissuing certificates used to guarantee secure Internet transactions, and encouraging students and faculty and staff members to take a break from the commercial Internet following the discovery of a programming flaw in a widely used Internet tool. Dubbed “Heartbleed,” the Internet-security breakdown cuts across industries and has raised anew questions about the vulnerability of proprietary data and personal information shared online. Read more...

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