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Heartbleed – What passwords to change
Privacy & Security

Heartbleed – What passwords to change

**Graphic updated on **16/04 @ 17:37 CEST - (Netflix changes) The Heartbleed bug - a major security flaw in OpenSSL - has seriously disrupted the online community this week. OpenSSL is one of the most popular pieces of encryption software, and the bug has potentially exposed millions of user details to hackers.

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160 million people affected by data breaches in 2012
Privacy & Security

160 million people affected by data breaches in 2012

Data breaches suffered by private companies and public institutions increased by more than 40% year-on-year in 2012, with over 160 million people having their personal information compromised, according to a new study. The auditing company KPMG says there was a total of 835 separate incidences of data breaches this year and deliberate ‘hacking’ of companies accounted for 67% of the data loss.

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