Sorabh Chauhan

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HeartBleed – All you need to know about this Catastrophic Bug

HeartBleed

It may sound you like a new song from Bullet For My Valentine… but NO! its a new Web Nightmare.

So What is it?

HeartBleed is a security vulnerability in OpenSSL, a popular open-source protocol which is used to encrypt  or secure most of the websites on the internet.

(Almost 66% of the websites on Internet uses SSL To encryptdata)

SSL (Secure Socket Layer) is used to protect the confidential information such as usernames, passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive data set on secure websites . Mainly it is used in securing and protecting the services like Online Shopping and Online Banking from Eavesdropping. (more…)

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Facebook Buys MaxBouty for $550 Million

Its April Fools Day and this one big news is coming that Facebook has acquired Maxbouty, a well known Canadian CPA Network for $550 Million. Don’t know, how true it is.

Facebook was looking for an affiliate network to integrate their existing business model from a long time. Also, not so far back in 2010 Facebook itself sued MaxBounty in a lawsuit which was settled out later in a court. (more…)