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When a bug is found in OpenSSL that allows eavesdroppers to decrypt people's traffic and steal their secrets, there's always a good deal of handwringing and yelps of despair. But how can a snooper on your network actually exploit a software flaw to decipher your packets and swipe your passwords? Cloudflare's Filippo Valsorda …

  1. ATeal

    I know that bitching about C is popular...

    But really.... wouldn't C++ be easier? A nice virtual method to do the task rather than relying on people to "remember" to put it in the right places.... destructors... types... bounds checking on your operator[]s...

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