Security researcher Luis Grangeia claims he found a new Heartbleed exploit that has the potential to create much more damage. The new exploit is called ‘Cupid’ and it exploits the Heartbleed vulnerability over Wi-Fi by to pull data from Android devices.
Who should be worried about Cupid?
Listen to episode 150 of our security slice podcast and hear Ken Westin, Dwayne Melancon, Tim Erlin, Craig Young, Lamar Bailey and Tyler Reguly discuss why consumers can breathe easy about Cupid, why educational institutions and enterprises may be more at risk, and Cupid’s use in mass attacks.
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