Written by Elliott Abraham, CISSP
Senior Security Architect at ADAPTURE

What is Cloudbleed?

There is a serious new internet bug in the news, and it even has one of those sinister sounding names. This bug, dubbed “Cloudbleed” by the security researcher who discovered it, is named in part because of its similarity to the Heartbleed bug, which infected more than 500,000 websites at its zenith nearly three years ago. But as troubling as the reality of Cloudbleed is, there is good news.

To quickly help illustrate what this bug is, imagine this scenario: you go to your favorite restaurant, and instead of only receiving th