There has been a fix come out which patches a sever vulnerability in the OpenSSL technology in use on many Linux web servers. Be sure to update your web servers to prevent this vulnerability being exploited. For a full technical write up on the vulnerability, head over to Threat Post who have covered the topic in great detail.
The vulnerability was first identified by an information security engineer at Google.
What do you need to do?
Install the latest OpenSSL patches available on your Linux web server. Speak to your web hosting company to get this updated. Clients hosting with us, our web servers have been patched as soon as the vulnerability patch was made public.
We strongly recommend running a manual server check if an automatic patch isn’t available to you. If you have any questions regarding the vulnerability or your solution please contact me and I can talk you through the solution.
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