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[April 19, 2014]

Heartbleed bug explained ; WHAT'S ON THE WEB [Newcastle Journal (England)]

(Newcastle Journal (England) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) YOU may have seen - or you may yet see - reports on the web about a security bug called Heartbleed. In short, it's a serious flaw in web server security software that means the bad guys could find out supposedly secure usernames and passwords on thousands of websites.


There's not much you and I can do but wait while it gets fixed, then change all our passwords.

For a simple explanation, watch this five minute videso by Tom Scott: youtu.be/rE5dW3BTPN4 (c) 2014 ProQuest Information and Learning Company; All Rights Reserved.

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