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Lantronix

April 10, 2014 19:28 ET

Lantronix® Products Not Affected by Heartbleed Bug

Lantronix Products Do Not Incorporate Versions of OpenSSL Technology Vulnerable to Heartbleed

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Apr 10, 2014) - Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a leading global provider of smart IoT (Internet of Things) connectivity solutions, today announced its standard products and firmware are not affected by the Heartbleed bug that is afflicting so many Web sites that use OpenSSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology.

About Heartbleed
The Heartbleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the security software used by millions of Web sites. According to www.openSSL.org, the affected versions are 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta of OpenSSL, a technology that is used by many Internet services to keep user data secure.

Why Lantronix Is Not Affected
Standard Lantronix products and firmware do not use v1.0.1 or v1.0.2 of OpenSSL, the versions that have been identified as vulnerable. Many of the company's standard products use a proprietary version of SSL that is not based on the vulnerable versions of Open SSL, while other products use other versions of OpenSSL, while still others do not incorporate SSL at all.

"Lantronix continues to be a leader in secure devices, offering strong, tested authentication and encryption methods across our product lines," said Daryl Miller, vice president of engineering, Lantronix. "We want to reassure our customers and partners that our standard products and firmware do not include the OpenSSL versions that have been affected by the Heartbleed bug."

Please contact Lantronix Sales or Technical Support with any questions at sales@lantronix.com or (800) 422-7044.

About Lantronix
Lantronix, Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX) is a global leader of secure communication technologies that simplify access and communication with and between virtually any electronic device. Our smart connectivity solutions enable sharing data between devices and applications to empower businesses to make better decisions based on real-time information, and gain a competitive advantage by generating new revenue streams, improving productivity and increasing efficiency and profitability. Easy to integrate and deploy, Lantronix products remotely and securely connect electronic equipment via networks and the Internet. Founded in 1989, Lantronix products have applications in every industry, including medical, security, industrial and building automation, transportation, retail, POS, financial, government, consumer electronics, and IT/data center. The Company's headquarters are located in Irvine, California. For more information, visit www.lantronix.com. The Lantronix blog, http://www.lantronix.com/blog, features industry discussion and updates. To follow Lantronix on Twitter, please visit http://www.twitter.com/Lantronix.

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