Canadian Teen is the First Arrested for Stealing Data With Heartbleed

By Ashley Feinberg on at

In what's sure to be the first of many to come, a 19-year-old Canadian man was arrested for exploiting the Heartbleed bug to lift taxpayer data from a government website, making this the first official Heartbleed-related arrest.

The report comes from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA), which said that at least 900 social insurance numbers, but it has yet to determine whether or not that was the extent of the theft. [Reuters]