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OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL 304

Posted by timothy
from the devil-you-say dept.
First time accepted submitter Iarwain Ben-adar (2393286) writes "The OpenBSD has started a cleanup of their in-tree OpenSSL library. Improvements include removing "exploit mitigation countermeasures", fixing bugs, removal of questionable entropy additions, and many more. If you support the effort of these guys who are responsible for the venerable OpenSSH library, consider a donation to the OpenBSD Foundation. Maybe someday we'll see a 'portable' version of this new OpenSSL fork. Or not."
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OpenBSD Team Cleaning Up OpenSSL

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  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday April 15, 2014 @12:37PM (#46757943)

    I think my CC number got stolen.

  • by Anonymous Coward on Tuesday April 15, 2014 @12:52PM (#46758163)

    I know. Pay your bill, your card is being refused by everybody.

  • by Razgorov Prikazka (1699498) on Tuesday April 15, 2014 @01:32PM (#46758761)
    You forgot Windows 1.x, 2.x, 3.x, 95, PocketPC 200x, mobile 5, 6, 7, 8, RT, NT3.1, 3.5, 4.0, XP, Server 20xx, XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 and finally CE1.x to CE7.x.

    Those should be avoided at all times as well if security is the main concern. Have you ever heard of a security breach on a OpenBSD system? You probably did, it's because that is actually newsworthy! News of a new MS security breach is chucked into the same lame bin as 'Cat is stuck in tree', 'Small baby is born', 'MH370 is finally found', 'Cat still stuck', 'MH370 still not found', 'Is this the year for BitCoins'?, "Cat climbed down himself', and other nonsense that will surprise no one at all.

    (P.S. This is not meant snarly, cynical or negative, just slightly blasé)

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