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The video above offers an explanation of the Heartbleed security flaw that even non-techies can understand. In the video, popular YouTuber Tom Scott breaks down what Heartbleed is, using diagrams and Pokemon references to illustrate his point.
Scott explains that Heartbleed is basically a buffer exploit, which is a common type of error that causes glitches in video games or even vulnerability to computer viruses.
Heartbleed is a vulnerability that affects many of the most popular sites on the web, including Google, Microsoft, Twitter, Facebook, Dropbox, Imgur, OKCupid, and Eventbrite.
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