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BlackBerry readies Heartbleed fix for BBM Messenger

In the works are updates for two popular BlackBerry products, Secure Work Space corporate email and the BBM messaging program for Android and iOS.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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'Heartbleed' bug undoes Web encryption, reveals Yahoo passwords

A flaw in software that's widely used to secure Web communications means that passwords and other highly sensitive data could be exposed. Some say they've already found hundreds of Yahoo passwords.

By Apr. 8, 2014

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Report says NSA exploited Heartbleed, kept flaw secret -- but agency denies it

A Bloomberg report says the agency knew about the Heartbleed security flaw that's sent sites like Google scrambling to patch their systems -- but it kept it secret and used it to spy. The agency, however, says that's not so.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Heartbleed coder admits 'oversight' but backs open source

The programmer who inadvertently introduced the Heartbleed bug to the Internet on New Year's Eve 2011 reckons the fact it was eventually spotted proves the value of open source.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Heartbleed bug: What you need to know (FAQ)

The security vulnerability has implications for users across the Web. Here's what the bug means for you.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Akamai Heartbleed patch not a fix after all

The Web infrastructure company's patch was supposed to have handled the problem. Turns out it protects only three of six critical encryption values.

By Apr. 14, 2014

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How to tell if your Android device is vulnerable to Heartbleed

Believe it or not, some Android devices are susceptible to the Heartbleed bug. Here’s what you need to know.

By Apr. 11, 2014

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Microsoft, Facebook unite for Internet Bug Bounty program

The companies are teaming up to reward people who find vulnerabilities in certain Web applications. Among the challenges? Hack the Internet.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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Beyond Heartbleed: Why you need a password manager

Password managers can make juggling numerous Web site accounts a lot easier, especially when faced with a major security bug like Heartbleed.

By Apr. 15, 2014

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Google confirms Android flaw that led to Bitcoin theft

While the tech giant explains the cause of the vulnerability that left Bitcoin digital wallets susceptible, Symantec researchers warn that hundreds of thousands of apps are at risk of similar attacks.

By Aug. 14, 2013