Tag: Vulnerability

About the Shellshock Vulnerability: The Basics of the “Bash Bug”

About the Shellshock Vulnerability: The Basics of the “Bash Bug” Just after a few months after Heartbleed stormed the Internet, another existing widespread vulnerability known as Shellshock has been found, threatening to compromise millions of systems, servers and users. The Bash bug poses a serious threat as it is very easy to execute an attack,…




UK and US Governments Warn: ‘Don’t Use Internet Explorer’

UK and US Governments Warn: ‘Don’t Use Internet Explorer’ ‘Don’t use Internet Explorer’ — that’s the warning being given by the US and UK governments this week after a severe security flaw affecting the browser was detected.  Both countries are advising citizens who are running Microsoft Windows to switch to an alternative web browser, such as…




Heartbleed : How to Protect Your Server

Heartbleed : How to Protect Your Server          The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web,…