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Intel hopes asynchronous OpenSSL will thwart future Heartbleed

Now that the dangers of an insecure session-layer security library are crystal clear to the world, Intel is one of the companies contributing improvements to its open source version.

Spotlight: The OpenSSL security advisory we should have already seen

The fact that there's a security advisory at all tells us someone actually does care about the encryption library.

News Scan: Data threats fueling security market explosion; Reactions to Chinese hacker charges continue; more

The top news stories for May 22, 2014.

Spotlight: A post-Heartbleed debate on whether open source has failed

Two of ZDNet's finest examine the question of whether the Heartbleed bug happened on account of open source.

Heartfelt attempt at contriving the next Heartbleed fizzles

A publicity site produced by a college student touting his latest discovery succeeds in making waves, though the hubbub might have been avoided had he just used Google.

More than $3 million raised to prevent a reoccurrence of Heartbleed

In a direct response to the critical Heartbleed bug discovered weeks ago, 12 leading technology firms have each pledged $100,000 per year to fund open source projects.

Tech giants rally to protect open source software

In the wake of the Heartbleed bug, The Linux Foundation has announced that 12 leading tech companies have each pledged $100,000 per year over the next three years to fund open source projects aimed at improving open source software.

HTC tops list of manufacturers with Heartbleed-vulnerable smartphones, says Lookout

HTC produces the three most popular Android smartphones vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug--the HTC Evo, One S and One X--according to  data  compiled by security firm Lookout from 100,000 Heartbleed Detector users.

Is a sensible communications network of things really an Internet?

Technology analysts and writers imagine a world where you, your car and your toaster all have Facebook pages. Engineers see the future somewhat differently.

OpenSSL finance chief: Funding unrealistic for mitigating the next Heartbleed

The man responsible for the security library's fundraising efforts states that the current funding mechanism "is nowhere near enough to properly sustain the manpower levels needed" to keep it going at its present pace.