Heartbleed: Hundreds of thousands of servers at risk from catastrophic bug
Hundreds of thousands of web and email servers worldwide have a software flaw that lets attackers steal the cryptographic keys used to secure online commerce and web connections, experts say.
They could also leak personal information to hackers when people carry out searches or log into email.
The bug, called “Heartbleed”, affects web servers running a package called OpenSSL.
Among the systems confirmed to be affected are Imgur, OKCupid, Eventbrite, and the FBI’s website, all of which run affected versions of OpenSSL. Full story
Tumblr posted the following on its Staff blog:
We have no evidence of any breach and, like most networks, our team took immediate action to fix the issue.