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Heartbleed bug puts secure websites at risk

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Wipfli LLP, a CPA and consulting firm, recently alerted businesses that on Monday, April 7, security researchers identified a flaw in a popular software library that puts nearly two-thirds of all secured websites at risk.

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The weakness allows attackers to steal encrypted information such as bank transactions, usernames, passwords and secure communications. The flaw is known as the “Heartbleed bug.”

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