Billions of Smartphone Users affected by Heartbleed Vulnerability – The Hacker News

Billions of Smartphone Users affected by Heartbleed Vulnerability

Heartbleed has left a worst impression worldwide affecting millions of websites and is also supposed to put millions of Smartphones and tablets users at a great risk.

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Heartbleed is a critical bug (CVE-2014-0160) in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library, that actually resides in the OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS/DTLS heartbeat extension, which allows attackers to read portions of the affected server’s memory, potentially revealing users data such as usernames, passwords, and credit card numbers, that the server did not intend to reveal.

via Billions of Smartphone Users affected by Heartbleed Vulnerability – The Hacker News.


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