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The security bug dubbed "Heartbleed" in OpenSSL encryption lets hackers gain access to passwords and other sensitive data.

Internet “Heartbleed” Bug Exposing Passwords To Hackers

We’ve all seen the icon of a padlock preceding an “https:” internet URL. A major security bug officially called CVE-2014-0160, but given the name Heartbleed because it can bleed information from websites, has compromised that security.

CBSDFW.COM–04/08/2014

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Should Online Users Fear The Cloud?

If you have electronic devices hooked up to the internet, then there is a good chance that you are using the cloud. But what is the cloud and should you be worried?

02/17/2014

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Expert: Hackers Likely Hit Other Retailers, Not Just Target

A cyber-security expert says Target may be just one in a line of retailers to have been hacked during the holiday shopping season.

01/17/2014

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Adobe Says Attack Exposed Customer Info

Adobe Systems Inc. said a cyberattack on its systems has exposed credit-card information of 2.9 million customers.

10/04/2013

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Cybersecurity Efforts Pushed In State Legislature

Mounting attention over computer hacking has Republicans and Democrats pushing ahead with plans to create a state cybersecurity chief in Texas.

04/08/2013