"Security experts say personal home routers often incorporate OpenSSL, which could make them vulnerable. But they note that because many home routers are configured to block outside traffic, the risk of a hacker using the Heartbleed bug to lift data like passwords to online banking and email accounts is low. This is particularly so, they said, when there are still thousands of vulnerable websites where this data could be pulled from much more easily.Security Flaw Could Reach Beyond Websites to Digital Devices, Experts Say - NYTimes.com
Nevertheless, Mr. Kurtz said, users would be wise to check with their home router manufacturers to upgrade their devices if they want to be absolutely secure."
Friday, April 11, 2014
Security Flaw Could Reach Beyond Websites to Digital Devices, Experts Say - NYTimes.com