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Heartbleed Turned Against Cyber Criminals

Rambo Tribble (1273454) writes | about 6 months ago


Rambo Tribble (1273454) writes "In a case of 'live by the sword, die by the sword', researchers have used the now-infamous Heartlbeed bug in OpenSSL to gain access to black-hat forums. French researcher, Steven K, is quoted as saying, 'The potential of this vulnerability affecting black-hat services is just enormous.' Reportedly, the criminal-minded sites Darkode and Damagelab have already been compromised."

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Well that explains it (1)

niftymitch (1625721) | about 6 months ago | (#46869543)

These exploits of "trouble" sites explains why this bug was not
made public by the likes of the NSA and other nationally funded

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