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Why the Bash bug will be a big headache

Don't shrug off the Bash security flaw. Bridget Carey explains how hackers could use it to attack various computer systems -- and even lightbulbs. Also, Amazon is crafting smart-home devices and Apple offers a fix for its botched iOS 8.0.1 update.

There's yet another security flaw that can wreak havoc on our lives. It's easy to be desensitized to hack attacks these days, but don't dismiss this one. Watch CNET Update for an simple explanation of why the Bash bug is so problematic:

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