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New bugs found in software that caused ‘Heartbleed’ cyber threat

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) – Security researchers have uncovered new bugs in the Web encryption software that caused the pernicious “Heartbleed” Internet threat that surfaced in April. Experts said the newly discovered vulnerabilities in OpenSSL, which could allow hackers to spy on communications, do not appear to be as…

Cyberattack on Florida election website points to broad vulnerabilities in the system

Copyright ImageClick to View Voters stand on line to vote in Florida’s Miami-Dade County in this 2004 photo. A cyberattack against the county sought to influence a 2012 primary election by fraudulently requesting 2,500 ballots. (Marc Serota/Reuters/File) Over a 2-1/2 week period last July, more than…  …