Google uncovers vulnerability in SSL web encryption technology

Three Google researchers have reportedly discovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that can be used by hackers to take over email accounts, banking accounts and other services.

Oct 15, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

New bug 'Shellshock' could be deadlier than Heartbleed

Security experts have warned that a deadly bug named Shellshock is affecting hundreds of millions of computers, servers and devices.

Sep 26, 2014, 12:09 PM IST

New bugs found in software that caused "Heartbleed" cyber threat

Security researchers have uncovered new bugs in the Web encryption software that caused the pernicious “Heartbleed” Internet threat that surfaced in April.

Jun 06, 2014, 08:18 AM IST

`Heartbleed` fix may slow Web performance

he heartache from the Heartbleed Internet flaw is not over, and some experts say the fix may lead to online disruption and confusion.

Apr 16, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

`Heartbleed` hits 1.5 million users of UK parenting website

British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the "Heartbleed" bug, founder Justine Roberts revealed on Monday.

Apr 15, 2014, 10:26 AM IST

Blackberry plans Heartbleed patches as mobile threat scrutinized

Researchers last week warned they uncovered Heartbleed, a bug that targets the OpenSSL software commonly used to keep data secure, potentially allowing hackers to steal massive troves of information without leaving a trace.

Apr 14, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

NSA denies exploiting `Heartbleed` vulnerability for intel

The US National Security Agency has denied a report claiming the surveillance agency was aware of and even exploited the `Heartbleed` vulnerability to gather critical intelligence on cyberspace.

Apr 12, 2014, 06:43 AM IST

``Heartbleed`` computer bug threat spreads to firewalls and beyond

Hackers could crack email systems, security firewalls and possibly mobile phones through the "Heartbleed" computer bug, according to security experts who warned on Thursday that the risks extended beyond just Internet Web servers.

Apr 11, 2014, 11:46 AM IST

Tumblr asks users to change passwords to protect against worst-ever virus `Heartbleed`

Social network Tumblr has reportedly asked its users to change their passwords in wake of the emergence of a recent bug called "Heartbleed," that has been exposing world`s major websites to theft by hackers.

Apr 10, 2014, 19:44 PM IST