Now the Shodan CEO John Matherly revealed that more than two years after its disclosure, about 200,000 services remain affected by the Heartbleed flaw due to the usage of unpatched OpenSSL instances.
Most of the vulnerable installations are located in the United States (42,032), followed by Korea (15,380), China (14,116), and Germany (14,072).
According to Matherly, the list of top affected organizations includes IT giants like Amazon, Verizon Wireless, German ISP Strato, OVH, 1&1 Internet, and Comcast.
The most affected product is Apache HTTP Server (httpd), in particular versions 2.2.22 and 2.2.15. Top operating system is Linux 3.x, followed by Linux 2.6.x and Windows 7/8. According to the report published by Shodan, more than 70,000 devices run services with expired SSL certificates.
Pierluigi Paganini is member of the ENISA (European Union Agency for Network and Information Security) Threat Landscape Stakeholder Group and Cyber G7 Group, he is also a Security Evangelist, Security Analyst and Freelance Writer.
Editor-in-Chief at "Cyber Defense Magazine", Pierluigi is a cyber security expert with over 20 years experience in the field, he is Certified Ethical Hacker at EC Council in London. The passion for writing and a strong belief that security is founded on sharing and awareness led Pierluigi to find the security blog "Security Affairs" recently named a Top National Security Resource for US.
Pierluigi is a member of the "The Hacker News" team and he is a writer for some major publications in the field such as Cyber War Zone, ICTTF, Infosec Island, Infosec Institute, The Hacker News Magazine and for many other Security magazines.
Author of the Books "The Deep Dark Web" and “Digital Virtual Currency and Bitcoin”.