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Heartbleed

Heartbleed is the term used to refer to a vulnerability in some OpenSSL implementations. This vulnerability’s official identifier is CVE-2014-0160. For more information, see this blog post on systems still unpatched five years after Heartbleed’s discovery.

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September 12, 2019 - The Heartbleed vulnerability was discovered and fixed in 2014, yet today—five years later—there are still unpatched systems.

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April 11, 2014 - A quick FAQ on what the Heartbleed bug is and how it affects you.

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April 10, 2014 - Internet users: mitigate possible threats brought about by the Heartbleed bug before it’s too late.

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CVE identifier

A Common Vulnerabilities and Exposure (CVE) identifier is a unique number assigned to publicly known software vulnerabilities. It follows the format:

CVE + year + at least 4 sequence number digits

Vendors and researchers alike consider CVE identifiers as standard for identifying vulnerabilities. For example, CVE-2014-0160 is the CVE ID for the vulnerability commonly known as Heartbleed.

Synonyms: CVE names, CVE IDs, CVE numbers, CVEs, vulnerability identifier

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September 16, 2019 - A roundup of the security news from September 9–15, including locking down AWS, mobile malware, phishing threats, and more.

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January 9, 2017 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 1st of January to the 7th. This week, we touched on the Sundown exploit kit with a surprising payload and a fake technical support page that wreaked havoc on Mac systems.

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September 21, 2015 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from September 13 to 19.

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April 27, 2015 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from April 19 to 25.

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December 19, 2014 - As the end of 2014 is approaching, it is time to look back at some of the big security threats and incidents that took place this year. And look ahead at what's to come in 2015.

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