Just waiting for firmware update on DD-WRT for my router and everything will be back to "normal". But nothing is really "normal" on the interweb.
The Heartbleed password-leaking vulnerability in OpenSSL has almost been eradicated from the web just weeks after its discovery, according to an encryption expert. Ivan Ristic, director of engineering at cloud security firm Qualys, estimates that 25 per cent of websites worldwide were vulnerable to the data-disclosing bug on 8 …
Heartbleed was fixed quickly because it was a (simple) source patch to apply.
It took TLS 1.2 years to become standard because that's a new feature and requires new libraries and so on to support it. You'd only get it once your distro supported it and you updated to the new distro, or if you manually supply (e.g compile from source) OpenSSL.
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