As companies look to improve and fix products through software patches and updates, it’s more important to ensure that everything is up-to-date.
Apple says users of its OS X operating system are "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability, which has been described as bigger than Heartbleed.
Just months after Heartbleed made waves across the Internet, a new security flaw known as the Bash bug is threatening to compromise everything from major servers to connected cameras.
Hackers reportedly exploited the widespread Internet security flaw to steal the personal information of 4.5 million patients.
Two months after the infamous bug was discovered, more than half of vulnerable servers remain unpatched.
A Pew Research study also found that 29 percent of Internet users believe their personal information is at risk, while 6 percent of users believe their information was swiped.
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.
The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.
Firmware update repairs vulnerability in two AirPort base station models related to a major flaw in OpenSSL.
In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.
Chrome extension Chromebleed runs in the background and warns you when you open a site that has yet to be patched for the Heartbleed bug.
Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.
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