Internet security is a topic that has become increasingly important. Many companies have made the switch to storing data and important information on the cloud while other companies accept payments online. Individuals also put personal information online, from bank account information to social media passwords. Due to the sensitivity of this information, websites need to have safeguards in place to help protect the data from cybertheft by hackers. Despite normal safeguards in place on secure websites, hackers have gotten creative with the different viruses and malware used to intercept information. One bug in particular, called the Heartbleed Bug, has caused concern according to security experts. This bug had remained undetected for over two years and could have put a lot of personal information at risk. Read on to discover more about the Heartbleed Bug and whether you should be concerned about your personal information.
The concept of hacking is even older than personal computers. The word ‘hacking’ was first used all the way back in 1955 at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Over the year[...]