April 9, 2014, 2:38 PM

The ‘Heartbleed’ bug has e-retailers’ hearts racing with anxiety

(Page 2 of 2)

The “worst possible thing” that could arise from the OpenSSL attack is that criminals are able to grab the private keys that enable encryption, setting the stage for future attacks and fraud, Schmidt says. But as long as e-commerce operators get the patches and follow the other steps, he anticipates no major impact in the long term. 

comments powered by Disqus

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement

From The IR Blog

FPO

Cynthia Price / E-Commerce

4 tips for improving email marketing results

Every piece of data you collect can help you serve your audience exactly what they ...

FPO

Bart Mroz / E-Commerce

How smaller retailers can utilize data as effectively as Amazon

Smaller companies have more constraints, but once they set priorities can still benefit greatly from ...

Research Guides

Advertisement