Heartbleed Aftershocks: Community Health Systems Breach, 4.5 Million Records Lost
August, 2014, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
The news this week that hackers from China compromised 4.5 million customer records held by Community Health Systems is just the latest indication that companies are not adequately protecting the information of the consumers they serve.
Heartbleed – When Will the Next Shoe Drop?
April, 2014, Rick Dakin, CEO, Co-founder and Chief Security Strategist
Last week, while I was in the offices of one of our customers, a long-present but little-known vulnerability in OpenSSL became public knowledge. Our client detected it early and made the necessary patches and updates. The systems deployed by their customers are now secure. Consumers will change their passwords and credentials stolen prior to the Heartbleed fixes will be worthless. Read more
Heartbleed Vulnerability Bug: What You Need to Know
April, 2014, Mike Weber, Vice President, Coalfire Labs
The widely publicized heartbleed bug (http://heartbleed.com/) may be impacting as many as 500,000 systems across the Internet. Heartbleed is the name of a vulnerability in the OpenSSL program that powers encrypted communication to many of the world's web sites and private networks. Below you will find out who is affected, what the workarounds are and how Coalfire can help.