With the Heartbleed bug being touted as 'the biggest security threat the Internet has ever faced' to date, organisations around the world are racing to patch their systems and secure sensitive information from potential attack. In Malaysia, the situation is being monitored by the relevant government agencies with local companies urged to act fast. Gabey Goh reports.
Finnish software security solutions vendor Codenomicon, has discovered a serious Internet vulnerability dubbed ‘Heartbleed’ which potentially allows attackers to steal private encryption keys, session cookies & passwords.
Security researcher Pinkie Pie nets US$60,000 for Chrome exploit and Google says a patch closing the exploit was released less than 10 hours after Pwnium 2 concluded.