• Heartbleed used for Canada Revenue Agency breach

    April 15, 2014

    Over a six-hour period on April 8, around 900 Social Insurance Numbers were taken from the Canada Revenue Agency.

    In a statement released yesterday, the agency provided an explanation for the removal of its systems from the internet last week.

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  • The Heartbleed bug: What you should know

    April 14, 2014

    An Internet security flaw called “Heartbleed” has been featured in the news recently. UChicago IT Security has provided the following answers to some questions campus users may have:

    What is “Heartbleed”?

    Heartbleed is a software security flaw in one of the most common security protocols used on the Internet. The flaw makes sensitive information vulnerable to exposure or theft. This flaw put many websites at risk around the world, including major businesses and social media websites.
    - See more at: http://news.uchicago.edu/article/2014/04/14/heartbleed-bug-what-you-should-know