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Bash ShellShock (CVE-2014-6271, CVE-2014-7169) is the latest security vulnerability that has consumers worried and organizations scrambling for fixes. The Bash Bug is massive, infecting Linux/Unix systems, servers, embedded devices, OS X and potentially mobile devices. Many security researchers believe the bug poses a bigger threat than Heartbleed.

What exactly is the Bash Bug and why is it so dangerous?

Listen to our latest security slice podcast and hear Tim ErlinTyler Reguly, Lamar Bailey and Craig Young discuss why Bash worms may become commonplace and why some Bash patches require patches.






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Tripwire has compiled an e-book, titled The Executive’s Guide to the Top 20 Critical Security Controls: Key Takeaways and Improvement Opportunities, which is available for download [registration form required].

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