Massive security breach worries websites | News | Al Jazeera

Massive security breach worries websites

Bug in software used in many major websites exposes millions to possible theft of sensitive information.

    A massive breach in internet security has exposed millions of people to the possible theft of sensitive information.

    'Heartbleed' is a security bug built into software code OpenSSL, which is used by more than two thirds of active sites on the internet.

    The bug has raised vulnerability concerns across much of the internet with fears over what kind of damage may have been done.

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    The State of Lebanon

    The State of Lebanon

    Amid deepening regional rivalries what does the future hold for Lebanon's long established political dynasties?

    Exploited, hated, killed: The lives of African fruit pickers

    Exploited, hated, killed: Italy's African fruit pickers

    Thousands of Africans pick fruit and vegetables for a pittance as supermarkets profit, and face violent abuse.