Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP

Internet users advised to change passwords after encryption flaw found

Bug makes personal user data such as passwords, banking information and healthcare statistics vulnerable to theft by hackers, web security experts say

Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP
Hundreds of thousands of web and e-mail servers around the globe need to be patched as soon as possible to protect them from attack. Photo: AFP
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