The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library.

IT Security Professionals: Beware the Heartbleed Security Vulnerability!

First of all, kudos to┬áNeel Mehta of Google Security for discovering this bug and to Adam Langley <agl@chromium.org> and Bodo Moeller <bmoeller@acm.org> for preparing the fix. 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…