2014/04/12

What Heartbleed means for newsrooms

ProPublica :: Heartbleed is named after the part of SSL/TLS that it attacks -- a "heartbeat," which is the signal that client software sends to an Internet server to keep a network connection alive. The attack causes the web server to inadvertently send back a lot of extra data along with its heartbeat signal.

Read Mike Tigas, www.propublica.org

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