While consumers have received alerts from several websites to update their passwords to protect their information, securing corporate information is much more complex, writes Steven Rosen of Xchanging Malaysia.
With organisations around the globe already updating their systems to ward against the Heartbleed bug, security firm McAfee has released a free Heartbleed Checker tool for consumers.
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.