Wednesday October 28, 2020

Information Security: Heartbleed - just how bad is it really?

Over the last weeks, we have seen a huge amount of profile generated for the now infamous Heartbleed issue.

4th May, 2014
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police arrested a third-level student on suspicion of compromising the Canada Revenue Agency and accessing the records of more than 900 Canadians.

Over the last weeks, we have seen a huge amount of profile generated for the now infamous Heartbleed issue. To recycle a phrase from the past, annus horribilis, I think it is safe to apply it to the cyber world at the moment as mensis horribilis.

The last month has been probably the most damaging and most worrying month in terms of information security and people's perception of the safety, privacy and integrity of the...

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