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- On a related note, do you know who started the "heartbleed virus" misnomer? Was it just spontaneous mass ignorance of technological?Apr 12, 2014
- Haven't heard that "virus" reference yet.
BTW, stay tuned; my complete test is finished and I'm gonna post it in the next few minutes! :-)Apr 12, 2014
- According to Google Trends "heartbleed virus" has 1/4 the search volume of "heartbleed bug." "Virus" started trending a day after "bug" and in my search results has been limited to... let's say less technical media sources. A coworker yesterday said at least one bank had a banner up reassuring users that their site was not infected with the "heartbleed virus."Apr 12, 2014
- I may have identified the heartbleed "virus" patient zero: Jimmy Fallon http://goo.gl/tZTK5EApr 12, 2014
He meant well... Just like so many other popular voices who tend to get technical details so horribly, horribly wrong. :-PApr 12, 2014