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Tests confirm Heartbleed bug can expose server's private key

CloudFlare said its challenge shows how dangerous is the OpenSSL bug.

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Heartbleed: What you need to know about the security fiasco in three minutes or less

If you're still unsure as to how the Heartbleed security hole affects you, here's a quick rundown of the issues.

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Healing Heartbleed: LastPass offers automated checker, major sites admit vulnerability

As the list of major sites hit by Heartbleed grows, LastPass is helping its users figure out which accounts need password changes.

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Sticky Password Cloud 7 review: The ideal solution for password management across platforms

The latest update to Sticky Password adds management tools and cloud integration. It's still a tiny file on your PC, but it makes it easy to manage passwords from your Mac and mobile devices as well.

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The 25 worst passwords of 2013: 'password' gets dethroned

The new champion isn't much better, though.

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F-Secure Key review: An excessively simple password manager for absolute beginners

Slick and straightforward, F-Secure KEY is a password manager that doesn't bother you with extra features. It stores your passwords, and that's it.

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Gamers targeted by hackers, Kaspersky Labs warns

Kaspersky Lab experts have discovered that PC gamers around the globe were hit by 11.7 million attacks in 2013.

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Smart (and easy) resolutions for a happy, high-tech 2014

Make sure you don't get hacked, never lose an image, always have a backup, and keep your online profiles in tip-top, non-embarrassing shape.

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Anatomy of a hack: Team meets a professor's challenge

An NYU professor challenged a team of hackers to break into his online world. They did, but it wasn't easy or cheap.

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Researchers propose stories for password retention

Carnegie Mellon researchers have developed a way to use stories and pictures to help users easily create and remember passwords.