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'Vast majority' of Mac users safe from Shellshock Bash bug, Apple says

Apple says users of its OS X operating system are "safe by default" from the new security vulnerability, which has been described as bigger than Heartbleed.

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​'Bigger than Heartbleed': Bash bug could leave IT systems in shellshock

Just months after Heartbleed made waves across the Internet, a new security flaw known as the Bash bug is threatening to compromise everything from major servers to connected cameras.

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Heartbleed may be culprit in hospital chain hack

Hackers reportedly exploited the widespread Internet security flaw to steal the personal information of 4.5 million patients.

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Heartbleed still a threat: Over 300,000 servers remain exposed

Two months after the infamous bug was discovered, more than half of vulnerable servers remain unpatched.

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Hip to Heartbleed: 39% of users took steps to protect themselves

A Pew Research study also found that 29 percent of Internet users believe their personal information is at risk, while 6 percent of users believe their information was swiped.

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Tech titans join forces to stop the next Heartbleed

The Linux Foundation's new Core Infrastructure Initiative creates a virtual Justice League of the biggest tech firms to ensure that open-source code gets the cryptographic scrutiny that it desperately needs.

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Heartburn from Heartbleed forces wide-ranging rethink in open source world

Experts caution that the notorious security bug heralds "open season on open source" and will force changes in how open-source code gets vetted as secure.

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Apple issues Heartbleed bug fix for AirPort base stations

Firmware update repairs vulnerability in two AirPort base station models related to a major flaw in OpenSSL.

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Heartbleed attack used to skip past multifactor authentication

In one of the earliest instances of a Heartbleed attack breaking through a private corporate network, security firm Mandiant reports that a client's virtual private network session was successfully hacked.

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Chromebleed alerts sites vulnerable to Heartbleed

Chrome extension Chromebleed runs in the background and warns you when you open a site that has yet to be patched for the Heartbleed bug.

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First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.

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Spring cleaning: Keep your apps, device software up-to-date

As companies look to improve and fix products through software patches and updates, it’s more important to ensure that everything is up-to-date.

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