TITLE

Imposing Security

AUTHOR(S)
Garfinkel, Simson L.
PUB. DATE
July 2014
SOURCE
MIT Technology Review;Jul/Aug2014, Vol. 117 Issue 4, p87
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article features three computer bugs that emerged in 2014, namely security bug Heartbleed that affected a program called OpenSSL, Go to Fail that infested Apple operating systems and CVE-2014-1776 that targeted Microsoft's Web browser Internet Explorer. Topics discussed include the development of such bugs by programmers writing in C computer language, the effect of Heartbleed on a Web server's memory and the vulnerability of anything designed by humans to errors.
ACCESSION #
96678509

 

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