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It's fine for vulnerabilities to have names — we just need not to take them too seriously

The PR campaign around the Badlock vulnerability backfired when it turned out that the vulnerability wasn't as serious as had been suggested. But naming vulnerabilities can actually be helpful and certainly shouldn't hurt.
“What's in a name? That which we call Heartbleed by any other name would be just as malicious.” — William Shakespeare (paraphrased) When OpenSSL vulnerability… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2016/04/it-fine-vulnerabilities-have-names-we-just-need-not-take-them-too-seriously/

A week of Heartbleed

OpenSSL vulnerability has kept the security community busy.
OpenSSL vulnerability has kept the security community busy. The 'Heartbleed' vulnerability has kept everyone on their toes over the last week or so - hitting the mainstream media,… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2014/04/week-heartbleed/

OpenSSL vulnerability lets attackers quietly steal servers' private keys

Security firm advises regenerating keys and replacing certificates on vulnerable servers.
Security firm advises regenerating keys and replacing certificates on vulnerable servers. A very serious vulnerability in OpenSSL has caused panic among network administrators:… https://virusbulletin.com/blog/2014/04/openssl-vulnerability-lets-attackers-quietly-steal-servers-private-keys/

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