Untraceable 'Heartbleed' Bug Lets Hackers Steal Encrypted Data

    Date09 Apr 2014
    CategoryCryptography
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Many of the websites you use at home and in the office are vulnerable to hacking, according to researchers who uncovered a security flaw in OpenSSL, the open-source software that is used to encrypt online communications. Websites and apps that encrypt data with a password likely use OpenSSL, and the cryptographic library is used to secure the servers that work with more than 66 percent of active websites on the Internet. The bug, dubbed
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