Researchers from Google find Heartbleed Bug which is one of the Internet’s security weakness of the most serious in recent years. A number of sites and the user’s computer to potential security breaches.
According to reports, a bug that attacks the computer was reportedly already known by the National Security Agency(NSA) since two years ago. In fact, the NSA reported meanfaatkan bug is to get the password and the basis for Opera-hacking operation. However, the NSA denied.
“reports that the NSA or other intelligence from the government knew about Heartbledd before April 2014 it was not true. government due regard these seriously and will help keep the Internet in order to remain safe and can be controlled,” said a spokesman for the National Security Council The White House, Caitlin Hayden, in a statement, as reported by Reuters on Saturday, April 12, 2014.
Heartbleed attacking OpenSSL encryption standard that stores a number of data and sensitive information that is protected within a broad range. OpenSSL is used in almost all major sites on the Internet such as Facebook, Google, Twitter, and Yahoo.
According to reports, more than a thousand domains within the site still vulnerable status since last Friday afternoon. But since Heartbleed detected, a number of companies have given the appeal to users that the site they are still prone to be accessed.