IS THIS the beginning of the end of the internet? Last month, for the uninitiated, it certainly felt like it. The Heartbleed bug, a vulnerability in the software that helps keep safe messages sent from one computer to another over the internet, called OpenSSL, had been uncovered—and the implications were disastrous. Identities could have been stolen and bank details raided.
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