Sunday, 20 April 2014

Should you change your password after HeartBleed - OpenSSL

| Sunday, April 20, 2014 | |

First of all,

What is OpenSSL?

OpenSSL is an open source commercial-grade security implementation toolkit. It is used to implement SSL (Secure Socket Layer) and TLS (Transport Layer Security) security protocols. OpenSSL is used by a number of small and big firms, even Facebook, Google, Apple, Amazon, etc. use it.

What is HeartBleed?

HeartBleed is security bug or a programming error that can help hackers exploit all the websites using OpenSSL.

Should you change your password after HeartBleed

Here is a list of websites and apps affected or remained untouched by HeartBleed bug. See if you need to change you passwords orb not.

To discuss about HeartBleed security flaw, comment below ↓ ↓ ↓

Author's Bio: Shubhashish Shukla (follow him) is the person behind Sector Techno (twitter, facebook), a technology blog. An always learning web developer.
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