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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

A man sitting on a balcony and smoking a cigarette uses his laptop computer. (credit: DAVID GANNON/AFP/Getty Images)

Police Warn: Technology Buyer/Seller Crimes On The Rise

Police are now working together to better educate the public on internet robbery schemes. At a joint news conference representatives from the Arlington, Fort Worth and Grand Prairie Police Departments had a warning for anyone putting items up for sale online.

CBSDFW.COM–06/06/2013

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Protect Your Personal Information When Shopping Online

Online shopping doesn’t have to be risky. Here are a few tips to protect your credit/debit card information on the internet.

11/07/2012