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NSA Said to Have Used Heartbleed Bug, Exposing Consumers [link only]
Bloomberg [link only] | April 11, 2014 | Michael Riley

Posted on 04/11/2014 12:22:37 PM PDT by C19fan

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http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-11/nsa-said-to-have-used-heartbleed-bug-exposing-consumers.html


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: heartbleed; nsa; obama; spying

1 posted on 04/11/2014 12:22:37 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-11/nsa-said-to-have-used-heartbleed-bug-exposing-consumers.html


2 posted on 04/11/2014 12:22:50 PM PDT by C19fan
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To: C19fan

On the other hand...expecting them to regularly recommend patches to block themselves doesn’t seem a reasonable expectation.


3 posted on 04/11/2014 12:28:17 PM PDT by lepton ("It is useless to attempt to reason a man out of a thing he was never reasoned into"--Jonathan Swift)
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To: C19fan

It would be a crime for them to use that to access a US based computer owned by an American.


4 posted on 04/11/2014 12:29:57 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver
It would be a crime for them to use that to access a US based computer owned by an American.

Yeah, we'll get right on that prosecution.

5 posted on 04/11/2014 12:36:26 PM PDT by KarlInOhio (Republican amnesty supporters don't care whether their own homes are called mansions or haciendas.)
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To: C19fan
Uh Oh ... Bigger than I first thought. To me this means if someone sits on this information till the next security breach then our accounts, identities, credit cards and all financial information could be emptied overnight or gradually as is currently taking place. Instead of a few waking up to start the day and owns nothing and all your accounts are empty larger blocks of people will wake up to a new reality. Heck, in the right hands a single country a security breach of this magnitude could financially wreck our entire nation. Bin Laden's dream realized. Have always said is not a question of 'if' but of 'when'. Maybe I'm wrong. Have been wrong several times lately but am not comfortable knowing this much information has been compromised.
6 posted on 04/11/2014 12:38:03 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: C19fan

I suspected this. Whatever “fix” is made to ssl will probably have backdoor access for the government.


7 posted on 04/11/2014 12:40:48 PM PDT by Ham Hock ( i)
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The obamacare website probably had all the code and has all the code necessary for any breach of security on those servers including attachment to all tax returns and filing at the IRS. Bad news for us and bad news to any governments attached to our IRS Servers.


8 posted on 04/11/2014 12:47:27 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: Ham Hock

There might be a silver lining in all this though. DiFi and all the congresscritters that have complained about the CIA spying on them is the least of their worries, if that is a silver lining. Don’t think these congresscritters realized what that obamacare website and servers were actually for. They (the congresscritters) are compromised too.


9 posted on 04/11/2014 12:52:07 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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Heck, add in the Supreme Court, the Executive Branch and boy oh boy ... zer0care is right even though is wrong.


10 posted on 04/11/2014 12:55:56 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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Wonder who obama and some of his minion made this deal with. Not only are the People compromised. I remember reading something about holder saying his information had been compromised ... Might have been a ruse for the real coming of the meltdown. Now would holder lie? Would obama lie? Yep ... the supremes, the congresscritter, all of the executive branch (compromised) except for the select few that probably made a deal. Lord ... the fun is just beginning.


11 posted on 04/11/2014 1:00:23 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: C19fan

So, if I am understanding this, this bug has been around since 2012, millions of machines have potentially been exposed to the bug by the NSA and others, and for the past 6 months millions of individuals have exposed medical, tax, income, and identity information through SSL that is potentially compromised ...

What could go wrong?


12 posted on 04/11/2014 1:26:24 PM PDT by spodefly (This is my tag line. There are many like it, but this one is mine.)
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To: C19fan; COUNTrecount; Nowhere Man; FightThePower!; C. Edmund Wright; jacob allen; Travis McGee; ...

Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping!

To get onto The Nut-job Conspiracy Theory Ping List you must threaten to report me to the Mods if I don't add you to the list...

13 posted on 04/11/2014 1:53:34 PM PDT by null and void (The British declared war on the Tea Party. The Tea Party won! (Thanks mom!))
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To: spodefly

How many people had their credit card info stolen and compromised while the gooberment knew of this vulnerability and did nothing to fix it but hid it and exploited it?


14 posted on 04/11/2014 1:54:22 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics ("Man is not free unless government is limited" Ronald Reagan)
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To: null and void

Thank You Nully! I knew I could count on you! It was so bazaar even I couldn’t believe the words I was putting to screen but then again ... Lord, Have Mercy. Please someone refute this.


15 posted on 04/11/2014 2:05:13 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: C19fan

Bookmark


16 posted on 04/11/2014 2:07:03 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: C19fan

I heard speculation days ago fedgov was connect to this...


17 posted on 04/11/2014 2:13:40 PM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Principle Over Politics

they didn’t care. They are finding their enemies and will use whatever blackmailing tactics to get those who are lukewarm to turn on their enemies. The muslim brotherhood in the administration is building quite a database.


18 posted on 04/11/2014 2:34:41 PM PDT by huldah1776
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To: C19fan

You don’t want to go there, buddy.


19 posted on 04/11/2014 2:45:00 PM PDT by OwenKellogg (Fundamental transformation leads to you don't want to go there, buddy.)
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To: C19fan

Really,..... just what do you expect an ID THIEF to do?


20 posted on 04/11/2014 4:23:08 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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To: no-to-illegals
>"in the right hands a single country a security breach of this magnitude could financially wreck our entire nation."

Given enough fiscal info from 0samascare, their plan looks like they want to shut down banking. Unless you can PROVE your ID!

Take the chip, or they take your banking abilities. The banks wont have any choice once the fraud flag has been thrown.

21 posted on 04/11/2014 4:27:40 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (Jeremiah 50:32 "The arrogant one will stumble and fall ; / ?)
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My Full Agreement rawcatslyentist. That would be their move and then we know for certain we have arrived. Excuse me while I shake my head against the chip insertion. May I have a lot of company shaking their heads ... No.


22 posted on 04/11/2014 4:33:14 PM PDT by no-to-illegals (Scrutinize our government and Secure the Blessing of Freedom and Justice)
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To: null and void

It seems to me that O instead of handing us over to the mussies is successfully handing us over to the commies


23 posted on 04/11/2014 6:50:52 PM PDT by Nifster
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