Targeted Attack Uses Heartbleed to Hijack VPN Sessions

    Date22 Apr 2014
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByAlex
    A targeted attack against an unnamed organization exploited the Heartbleed OpenSSL vulnerability to hijack web sessions conducted over a virtual private network connection. Incident response and forensics firm Mandiant shared some details on a recent investigation of an incident that began April 8, one day after Heartbleed was publicly disclosed. Mandiant said the attackers exploited the security vulnerability in OpenSSL running in the client
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