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Feds issue warning: Hackers trying to exploit ‘Heartbleed’ bug

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April 12, 2014
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“The U.S. government warned banks and other businesses on Friday to be on alert for hackers seeking to steal data exposed by the ‘Heartbleed’ bug, as a German programmer took responsibility for the widespread security crisis.

On a website for advising critical infrastructure operators about emerging cyber threats, the Department of Homeland Security asked organizations to report any Heartbleed-related attacks, adding that hackers were attempting to exploit the bug in widely used OpenSSL code by scanning targeted networks.”

Source:Feds issue warning: Hackers trying to exploit ‘Heartbleed’ bug – Yahoo News