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The New Heartbleed?

9.6.2014 by Jenn Granger

Six bugs have been found wriggling around inside OpenSSL, and it’s time to call in the exterminators. OK, melodramatic analogies aside, it’s been said that it’s about a seven on the one to Heartbleed scale; which means it’s not time to freak out and trash your computer, but you do need to check your software is up to date – and keep it that way. Want to know more? Lemme break it down for you: What is OpenSSL? It’s a free internet software package that encrypts our info to keep it safe on its journey round the internet (in theory,…