Saturday, April 12, 2014

Heartbleed explanation as a comic

For the impatient and for those less into technology, here is a nice comic on Heartbleed (1, 2). As seen in the 5th box below, the server returns some additional data from the memory which might contain private keys, passwords, logs etc because the number of letters sent (in HAT) doesn't match with the number (500) which the client claims to send.

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