Cybersecurity

Heartbleed: What you should do (and not do) to protect your data

Don’t change your password (except for in certain instances). Don’t update security (unless it is the pre-approved software fix). Maybe just stay off the Internet for a few days (seriously). With Heartbleed, all bets are off.

Hacking tool threatens Healthcare.gov site

A new hacking tool called “Destroy Obama Care,” circulating on social media, is designed to cripple the Healthcare.gov insurance exchange site. The “Destroy Obama Care” software is rudimentary, though, and security researchers say it probably isn’t much of a threat to Healthcare.gov.