the publication in Le Mauricien the Government Portal servers were patched and the rating now is upgraded to a C. Coincidence or effective whistleblowing? Let’s see. In the article the Heartbleed vulnerability was highlighted along with a security exploit surrounding the database of MNIC website. I tried reproducing the MySQL error as mentioned in the previous article and guess? Database has been fixed too. Below screenshot shows the C  rating after the servers were patched.

So far, it looks like security flaws covered by the media are being seriously taken into consideration. Let’s whistle-blow yet another flaw then, http://gov.mu is broken since years. It resolves to nothingness. Some browsers may take a very long time then redirect to www.gov.mu, but that’s actually the browser automatically putting the www when it fails with the non-www. Citizens of Mauritius would be grateful if you could fix this please (^^,) …