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By Michael_MULLER
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Published: Apr 14 2014 / 03:53

A security vulnerability has been discovered this week. One more and why should I care, you’ll ask. This vulnerability, romantically named “Heartbleed”, impacts some versions of a tool called OpenSSL. You know that when you enter confidential information online, such as a credit card number, you should check that there’s a lock icon in your web browser navigation bar. The lock is displayed when https protocol is used. OpenSSL is the open-source tool many websites use to handle https. So if OpenSSL is broken, online transactions are no longer confidential. This vulnerability is not a small one…
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