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Heartbleed: The biggest internet security threat ever is still a threat




The Heartbleed bug has exposed up to two-thirds of the Internet to a security vulnerability.
The Heartbleed bug has exposed up to two-thirds of the Internet to a security vulnerability.
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Six months ago, one of the biggest Internet security breaches ever came to light. It was a bug called Heartbleed and it threatened millions of usernames, passwords and credit cards.

Many companies reacted quickly to ensure that their customers were safe. But, according to a new report from Bloomberg news, more than half the names on Forbes Global 2000 list of the world's biggest companies are still vulnerable.

Bloomberg Reporter Chris Strohm says that, while most companies responded in a quick fashion, they didn't quite realize the gravity of what they had to deal with -- this wasn't just a quick patch.