Heartbleed Bug: Our Complete Coverage

Below is everything we’ve written about the massive bug that has put 66 percent of the Internet at risk. The OpenSSL bug has been around for two years and is in the process of being patched across the Net. It lets hackers abuse the “heartbeat” option of the security protocol that connects a regular computer, phone, tablet, or device to a Web server. On a scale of 1 to 10, at least one security expert called this issue an “11.” Read on to find out how to protect your gadgets, computers, and networking gear.