The breaking news about OpenSSL being hacked by Heartbleed caused panic to many Internet users. OpenSSL is used in several online services such as Web servers, mobile applications, operating systems, routers and email clients. According to Forbes cybersecurity columnist Joseph Steinberg, this is the worst susceptibility found when we talk about potential impact. OpenSSL defenselessness may affect banks, stores and communication companies that require significant personal information such as credit cards, phone numbers and social security numbers. Companies are encouraged to strengthen their privacy to secure and protect data as well as inform their clients, users and employees to practice the safe use of the Internet. Read more from the source.

Source: Triple Pundit