New warnings are emerging of a security flaw known as the “Bash” bug, which cyber experts say may pose a serious threat to computers using Unix-based operating systems.
Most Americans who recently learned about a major breakdown in internet security have been trying to protect themselves but a group nearly as large is unaware of the threat, according to a new survey.
People with accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama’s signature health care law are being told to change their passwords.
Less than a week after a major cyber security flaw left millions of people wondering if their passwords, credit card numbers and even bank account numbers are safe, a University of Texas-Dallas professor says he has come up with a way to put the fear into hackers.
The number of Americans who say that they have had important personal information stolen online is on the rise, according to a new report released on Monday.
Many experts are suggesting that users change every online password in response to the “Heartbleed” bug, but is that really necessary?
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.