Wait, Yahoo is the largest eMail provider in the world?
This is scary. openSSL is used on a large percentage of servers on the internet.
Yahoo Mail has been exposed forever, too many times to list.
openSSL has about 60% of the internet under it's belt, but not all versions are susceptible.
Dogs are great judges of character, and if your dog doesn't like somebody being around, you shouldn't trust them.
There is pretty a mad scramble every where to get this patched.... it affects just about every Cisco product... Today is gonna be a loooong day....
Some people are so STUPID!!! Do not PANIC! Show me... SHOW me ONE video where you get MY password from Yahoo... SHOW ME live. Oh, on yt there is NO single video SHOWING it live...
A great way to make good money here, articles, website, pseudo-tools...
the medial keeps claiming this 60% but about 58% of that are small sites... only a few large popular sites have this (or had this) issue.
Oh, and dont go changing your password until that site is fixed! lol
thats a list of the top 1000 sites and if they are vulnerable (as of 4/8)
Fabulous. Changing my PW on everything is going to be ugly, but I believe I'll be changing all passwords across the board, after the fix of course.
That doesn`t mean I HAVE TO change all my gmail, yahoo, facebook password, right? As long as i still have them...and they`re working...:
Not only are very few major sites affected, scares happen all the time without any real problems occurring. It'll probably blow over just like the rest.
Good to know
If you're so sure this is all just a hoax and there is no real danger... then by all means, don't change your password. :-)
The thing is... this bug is like scratch offs for Hackers.. They can't know what they are going to get. The bug returns 64kb of random unencrypted data which may or may not contain anything useful. Most of the time they will get garbage... but every now and then they will get usernames and passwords. And if they hit the big jackpot, they'll get private keys, which will allow them to decrypt all your data.
This bug really is a big deal. I'm a network engineer. My team and I at work have to upgrade the code on every single CIsco router and switch in our environment, we have to generate new keys, and for the public facing stuff we need to get new keys issued to us (not always the easiest of processes and usually costs money) The SSL VPN client for Apple iOS devices was supposedly vulnerable so now all of those need to be updated and passwords changed.
Basically, anything that is based on Linux and was up to date... is going to need to go through the same process... update to a safe software version, certificates changes, and credentials changed.
There is no way to know what has been compromised, so we have to address EVERYTHING.
For all anyone knows, no one has even exploited the bug... but we still have to addresses it.
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