HearBleed, now one of the major serious vulnerability bug in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.
In simple terms we can define HeartBleed bug that The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software. This compromises the secret keys used to identify the service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords of the users and the actual content. ”
VentureBeat says that “Heartbleed arose inside a version of open-source OpenSSL cryptographic software. Information sitting inside the memory of a server should be encrypted, but a little bit of data could be pulled out under an attack. The vulnerability affected widely used infrastructure from cloud providers like Heroku and Amazon Web Services as well as networking hardware from vendors like Cisco and Juniper.”
The HeartBleed problem has been on the web for more than 2 and 78% of organizations experienced a data breach in he past 2 years.
Heartbleed is bad it’s a major problem and its the ultimate web nightmare. We recently published a list of websites that has been affected by Heartbleed.
Today we got an handy graphic that shows major sites affected by HeartBleed bug.