Heartbleed

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Blend of heartbeat (periodic signal generated to indicate normal operation of hardware or software) +‎ bleed

Proper noun[edit]

Heartbleed

  1. (computing) A security bug in OpenSSL, where more data can be read than should be allowed, which was disclosed and fixed in April 2014.