April 9, 2014, 2:38 PM

The ‘Heartbleed’ bug has e-retailers’ hearts racing with anxiety

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The “worst possible thing” that could arise from the OpenSSL attack is that criminals are able to grab the private keys that enable encryption, setting the stage for future attacks and fraud, Schmidt says. But as long as e-commerce operators get the patches and follow the other steps, he anticipates no major impact in the long term. 

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