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Heartbleed Bug: Is Your Financial Info Vulnerable?

Evening Edition

Aired 4/15/14 on KPBS Midday Edition.

GUEST:

Murray Jennex, SDSU professor, specializing in information security and knowledge management

Transcript

Concerned about websites you share your information with? Check out the Last Pass Heartbleed checker.

It's said to be the biggest security threat the Internet has ever seen. It's even got its own website and logo. But that's not the strangest thing about the Heartbleed bug: As dangerous as everyone says it is, no one is really sure if hackers have exploited it.

We take a look at what websites are affected and whether your personal information might be vulnerable. Plus, we'll talk about what you can do to protect yourself.

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