30,000+ websites STILL at risk from Heartbleed bug

 

  Yes, Heartbleed came to light months ago, but recent reports have shown that over 30,000 websites are still at risk from the bug that had webmasters and IT staff scrambling when information about it was first released. The process of protecting against the bug was easy; patch OpenSSL software, replace the SSL certificate, and […]

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New Banker Trojan Bypasses SSL Mechanism

 

  According to the Register, “Another RAT crawls out of the malware drain.” The short article is about a new banking trojan that can steal sensitive data from people using Internet Explorer, Chrome or Firefox browsers. PhishMe and CSIS (Center for Strategic and International Studies) have recently found a new version of malware being used […]

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Even Apple forgets to renew SSL certificate Sometimes

 

  As you know, having the proper SSL certificate in place to protect your visitors’ data is crucial to doing business online these days. Unfortunately, it can be difficult for some people to remember that they need to be renewed – even large corporations apparently. Over at MacWorld, they have a write-up about Apple forgetting […]

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Faking SSL Certificates Becoming a Problem

 

  Since the very beginning of the public internet, people have been using the network for nefarious purposes. Over the years, many different problems have arisen. These days, there’s a new problem that’s not getting a lot of attention but should be – fake SSL certificates. With a forged cert, a lot of damage can […]

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