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Heartbleed Flaw Not a Conspiracy

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New research has shown that the “Heartbleed” flaw probably wasn’t known of before it was made public.
These findings lay to rest conspiracy theories that US government agencies had played a part and that they had been using the weakness for surveillance purposes.
The paper, published by researchers from various universities, showed that attacks using the vulnerability exposed by Heartbleed didn’t take place till after it had been announced.
Over 700 sources used the information to then attack computers with …

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