NEW YORK (AP) – Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in Internet security revealed earlier this week. 417 more words
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Internet security experts are urging Web users to change their online passwords after a vulnerability in widely used security software was disclosed.
SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive information to potential theft.
The breakdown revealed this week affects a widely used encryption technology that is supposed to protect online accounts for emails, instant messaging and a wide range of electronic commerce. 781 more words