3:33 pm
Wed April 9, 2014

Web Warning: Major Internet Security Flaw Discovered

Heartbleed is the newest a security bug that experts have called a major flaw in a web security system. 

Because of the security hole, websites displaying a lock symbol in the address bar, meant to indicate the site is secure, have been vulnerable to hacking for more than two years. The symbol is found on millions of sites, including banks, email and social media sites.  


  • Dan Primack is a finance journalist and the senior editor of Fortune.com.