NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Years

Julian —  11. April 2014 — Leave a comment


NSA Said to Exploit Heartbleed Bug for Intelligence for Years (Bloomberg):

The U.S. National Security Agency knew for at least two years about a flaw in the way that many websites send sensitive information, now dubbed the Heartbleed bug, and regularly used it to gather critical intelligence, two people familiar with the matter said.

The NSA’s decision to keep the bug secret in pursuit of national security interests threatens to renew the rancorous debate over the role of the government’s top computer experts.

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