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Whose fault is the Heartbleed bug?
  • Ahmed Banafa, San Jose State University
Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by encryption used to secure the Internet. Encryption provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs).
Publication Date
April 15, 2014
Citation Information
Ahmed Banafa. "Whose fault is the Heartbleed bug?" (2014)
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