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'Heartbleed' Flaw Endangers Encrypted Data Online

A glitch in Internet security from software meant to encrypt and protect online transactions has potentially exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers. Security researchers revealed the breakdown, known as "Heartbleed", this week. The glitch was in a vulnerable version of software known as OpenSSL.  It is of particular concern because it went undetected for more than two years. The...

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