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NSA – agency denies reports it knew about Heartbleed flaw

The NSA once again is in hot water over the report that it knew about and exploited a defect in Internet security technology that left millions of computer users vulnerable to hackers, now known as the “Heartbleed” bug. Bloomberg News reported Friday that the spy agency knew about the flaw in the way numerous websites send sensitive information for at least two years before it was fixed, and gathered critical information by exploiting it.

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