Worth Reading: What Is The Shellshock Bash Bug And Why Does It Matter?

Shellshock is a nasty, recently discovered security bug that affects the Bash terminal shell for Unix-based operating systems, including Linux and OS X. Engadget has a great overview that describes what Shellshock is, what an attacker can do while exploiting it, how you can tell if your system is vulnerable, and whether or not you need to panic. It’s recommended reading for every computer user.