Reporting on the first electronic attack exploits a loophole “Hartbled”




Reporting on the first electronic attack exploits a loophole “Hartbled”
Reporting on the first electronic attack exploits a loophole “Hartbled”
April 17, 2014

She said, “Royal Canadian Mounted Police” RCMP Wednesday it had arrested the young man at the age of 19-year-old accused of exploiting the vulnerability known as “Hartbled” Heartbleed in the theft of data to the taxpayers of the government site.

In what appears to be the first case of electronic attack using a loophole “Hartbled” that I finally discovered, said the Canadian Revenue Agency CRA this week that about 900 of the social security numbers, and possibly other data, had been stolen as a result of a letter he suffered an attack position.

The suspect was arrested and named “Steven Solis Reyes” from his home in Ontario on Wednesday, and is now facing criminal charges of unauthorized use of a computer and harm in relation to data.

For its part, said Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement it “believes that Solis Reyes was able to extract the information maintained by the Canadian Revenue Agency by exploiting a loophole Hartbled.”

The police also confiscated a computer your Psolas Rice, is scheduled to stand trial on July 17 next year.

This report comes at a time when Internet companies and technology providers, corporations and government agencies to find out whether their systems vulnerable to attack since the discovery of a loophole “Hartbled” which is described as the most serious in the history of the Web.

Since the announcement of the vulnerability last week, escalated almost daily estimates of the severity of the damage that may be caused by the gap, and what seemed at first as if the problem could be solved by changing passwords for users, it turned out, according to experts, it is much more serious.

Where a security expert said that efforts are being made ​​to repair the gap “Hartbled” threaten to cause major disruptions in the Internet during the next few weeks.

A team of researchers at the University of security “Michigan,” America has found examiner networks using open source claims “Z-MAP” ZMap, that there are hundreds of thousands of web servers that are still vulnerable to penetration by exploiting a loophole “Hartbled.”
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