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OpenSSL Bug 'Heartbleed' Could've Leaked Private Data Online

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April 8, 2014
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Security researchers say the bug, which affects software used by two out of every three web servers, made personal info vulnerable to attackers. Video provided by Newsy


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Bitcoin Plummets as MtGox Continues to Halt Withdrawals

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Heartbleed Bug Still Affects 300K Servers

Heartbleed Bug Still Affects 300K Servers

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