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Programmer Behind Heartbleed Bug Speaks Out

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April 11, 2014
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Dr. Robin Seggelmann, a German computer programmer, has owned up to the Heartbleed bug. He calls the mistake "trivial" but "severe." Video provided by Newsy


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Bitcoin Plummets as MtGox Continues to Halt Withdrawals

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"Heartbleed" Bug Puts Internet Security at Risk

"Heartbleed" Bug Puts Internet Security at Risk

AP (Apr. 10, 2014) — A confounding computer bug called "Heartbleed" is causing security headaches as websites scramble to fix the problem and Web surfers wonder whether personal information has been compromised. (April 10) Video provided by AP
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South Korea Using Microsoft's Kinect for Border Security

South Korea Using Microsoft's Kinect for Border Security

Newsy (Feb. 4, 2014) — A South Korean programmer has created a Kinect-based system for monitoring the Korean Demilitarized Zone for trespassers. Video provided by Newsy
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