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    Heartbleed

    Wow...........


    https://www.google.com/search?tbm=nws&q=heartbleed


    Heartbleed is a vulnerability in OpenSSL. A very serious vulnerability, which has been present for quite some time. A huge portion of the internet relies on OpenSSL for security including integrity, confidentiality, authentication, etc.
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    I can't find a way to bring the constitution into this thread so I can win an argument.......
    I am not anti Cop I am just pro Citizen.

    U.S. v. Minker, 350 US 179, at page 187
    "Because of what appears to be a lawful command on the surface, many citizens, because
    of their respect for what only appears to be a law, are cunningly coerced into waiving their
    rights, due to ignorance." (Paraphrased)

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    For us non techy guys....suggestions on what we can do? The only thing I pay online is my mortgage is that in trouble? Talk to me like I am totally ignorant on how this works.....cuz I am.
    I am not anti Cop I am just pro Citizen.

    U.S. v. Minker, 350 US 179, at page 187
    "Because of what appears to be a lawful command on the surface, many citizens, because
    of their respect for what only appears to be a law, are cunningly coerced into waiving their
    rights, due to ignorance." (Paraphrased)

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    Thanks that was helpful.
    I am not anti Cop I am just pro Citizen.

    U.S. v. Minker, 350 US 179, at page 187
    "Because of what appears to be a lawful command on the surface, many citizens, because
    of their respect for what only appears to be a law, are cunningly coerced into waiving their
    rights, due to ignorance." (Paraphrased)

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    More information
    http://heartbleed.com/
    http://www.troyhunt.com/2014/04/ever...now-about.html

    SVG you may be interested in the "What do I tell my non-technical friends to do?" section of the second link, although Nightmare has already answered your question.
    Last edited by stealthyeliminator; 04-10-2014 at 06:49 PM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nightmare View Post
    "The stern denial came amid growing panic among Internet users the world over about the newly exposed flaw, after a report by Bloomberg News said the spy agency decided to keep quiet about the matter and even used it to scoop up more data, including passwords. "NSA was not aware of the recently identified vulnerability in OpenSSL, the so-called Heartbleed vulnerability, until it was made public in a private-sector cybersecurity report," NSA spokeswoman Vanee Vines said in an email, "Reports that say otherwise are wrong."

    http://phys.org/news/2014-04-nsa-den...erability.html
    Who believes them? Their word is worthless. They're a spy agency, and a government agency. Double whammy on the untrustworthy note.
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