Heart Bleed Bug- Is your data safe?
Heart bleed bug has been in news in the past few weeks owing to the massive impact it may have had on online transactions and web security. Heart bleed bug intrinsically is a bug that went largely undetected till very recently operating in the OpenSSL implementation of the SSL protocol over the web. According to conservative estimates, over 17% of the internet's web traffic dealing in data transactions over secure web servers has been vulnerable to the Heart bleed bug, including possible leak of usernames, passwords and email id's. Now with heart bleed bug detected and security patch applied by almost every website worth its salt over the internet, let us take a look at possible data breach that heart bleed bug made vulnerable in the virtual world.