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This week, Robert Vamosi speaks with Ari Takanen, co-founder and CTO of Codenomicon, about vulnerabilities and independent security researchers.
The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.
A flaw in software that's widely used to secure Web communications means that passwords and other highly sensitive data could be exposed. Some say they've already found hundreds of Yahoo passwords.
The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here's what the bug means for you.
The White House explains the government’s process when deciding whether to withhold knowledge of a security vulnerability -- “There are legitimate pros and cons to the decision to disclose.”
Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.
A new security bug means that people all across the Web are vulnerable to having their passwords and other sensitive data stolen. Here's what consumers can do to protect themselves.
Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.
Researcher notes similarity (and differences) between a recent DNS patch announcement and 2002's SNMPv1 flaw.
CNET's Robert Vamosi speaks with Ari Takanen of Codenomicon about whether companies do a good job of finding and fixing their own vulnerabilities.