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After Heartbleed, "Forward Secrecy" Is More Important Than Ever

After Heartbleed, "Forward Secrecy" Is More Important Than Ever | Technologies numériques & Education | Scoop.it

"The most popular method for encrypting Web traffic isn't good enough [...]

 

There is a silver lining to the madness, however: If websites are using encryption called perfect forward secrecy, there is no way for hackers to retroactively decrypt your data, even if they get control of your server’s private key..."

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7 Heartbleed Myths Debunked

7 Heartbleed Myths Debunked | Technologies numériques & Education | Scoop.it
Heartbleed has inspired a frenzy of fears and misinformation. Let’s take the air out of them.

 

"...Care to join me in a little debunking session? Here are some of the doozies I heard this week, and why they’re not true..."

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The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now | Technologies numériques & Education | Scoop.it

"An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as passwords and credit card numbers) over the past two years.

 

But it hasn't always been clear which sites have been affected. Mashable reached out some of the most popular social, email, banking and commerce sites on the web. We've rounded up their responses below..."

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A very useful article to know which passwords you have to change right now.

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Critical Security Bug 'Heartbleed' Hits Up To 66 Percent Of The Internet

Critical Security Bug 'Heartbleed' Hits Up To 66 Percent Of The Internet | Technologies numériques & Education | Scoop.it

"As much as 66 percent of the web may have been compromised by a newly revealed security flaw called Heartbleed.

So named by the researchers who discovered it, Heartbleed is a bug that affects an important Internet security protocol called SSL. Specifically, it affects one particular implementation of SSL called OpenSSL..."

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Article dans le Monde : Que sait-on de « Heartbleed », l'inquiétante faille de sécurité sur Internet ?

http://www.lemonde.fr/technologies/article/2014/04/09/une-enorme-faille-de-securite-dans-de-nombreux-sites-internet_4397995_651865.html?xtmc=heartbleed&xtcr=1

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