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Awoogah – brown alert: OpenSSL preps 'high severity' security fixes

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Do you believe most of these bugs are found looking at the code? Vulnerability researches have a plethora of other methods to find vulnerable code, even in non open source one (but there are people outside Microsoft who have access to Windows code - just you need to be eligible for that). The only real drawback is you have to wait for a fix - you can't fix it yourself (if you're able to do it properly).

And these bugs have been in OpenSSL for years and years, until Heartbleed opened the worms can...

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