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The Heartbleed Bug: What you need to know

by Anne Evans
April 11, 2014


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Lee Neubecker, President of Forensicon, Inc., is an Internet security expert.

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The recently discovered Heartbleed Bug has been described as one of the biggest flaws ever in Internet security. Lee Neubecker, a Chicago-based expert in Web security, recommends that all Internet users change their password for every site they use, but only once a site is considered safe.

In the video above, Neubecker offers tips on how to know when a site is safe to log onto, and what to do when you get there.