The Internet Goes Nuts with OpenSSL Bug Today, Linux Systems Were Fixed Yesterday

Posted by thesilviu on Apr 8, 2014 8:08 PM EDT
Softpedia; By Silviu Stahie
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Another day, another vulnerability that makes the Internet go crazy. Fortunately enough, if you are running a Linux operating system this problem has already been fixed by the time you read this.

From time to time, one of the many vulnerabilities that are reported on a daily basis surfaces and gets reported like it’s the end of the world as know it. The latest one to get this treatment is an OpenSSL vulnerability that made Internet users freak out.

It's true that on an imaginary scale of exploits and vulnerabilities this OpenSSL issue is probably rated higher, but the truth is that it’s not all that important. The problem is that not only simple users are affected by this vulnerability, but also a number of online services like Yahoo or Steam.

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