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What you need to know about the Heartbleed bug

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


Alarming Web security flaw has exposed millions of passwords, credit-card numbers to theft risk

Michael Lewis,  the star.com

Internet security experts are urging Web users to change their online passwords after a vulnerability in widely used security software was disclosed.


Online Security Flaw Exposes Millions of Passwords

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


New Types Of Credit Cards Aim To Block Thieves

DENVER (CBS4) – The Target security breach, and others just like it, sent people scrambling for new credit cards after they found theirs were used fraudulently. 385 more words