Millions of websites may have been leaking critically sensitive data for the past two years, due to a flaw in software used to encrypt and transmit personal data. Shin Se-min reports. Millions of passwords,... credit card numbers and other sensitive information may be at risk from "Heartbleed," a security bug in an obscure kind of software. The bug was accidentally added to software called OpenSSL that sets up an encrypted data channel between computer users and a website's remote server. A small padlock icon appears on websites using OpenSSL to reassure users, but the so-called "Heartbleed" loophole could have left...
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