Today's Highlights | April 11, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

A rendering of the Heartbleed bug.

Also on Today's Show

Begins at 20:30: Friday is movie day on The Takeaway. This week The Takeaway's Movie Date Podcast team—Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, and Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday—discuss this weekend’s releases which include "Draft Day," "Oculus," and "Rio 2." Visit the Movie Date Podcast page here to subscribe to the show and to hear original episodes and interviews.

Begins at 29:51: This week the “Heartbleed” bug was a reminder of the vulnerabilities of the internet and the vulnerabilities of the human users who may be under-equipped to protect themselves. Julia Angwin, investigative reporter at ProPublic and author of "Dragnet Nation: A Quest for Privacy, Security and Freedom in a World of Relentless Surveillance," provides a look at the costs of encryption in a decentralized, open industry in the early stages of its existence.

If you're wondering what websites were vulnerable to this "Heartbleed" bug, Mashable has put together this very handy list.

Like the music you heard on The Takeaway? Here's a playlist from our show today.


Julia Angwin, Rafer Guzman and Kristen Meinzer


T.J. Raphael

Comments [2]

Larry Fisher from Brooklyn, N.Y.

Heartbleed Bug is such a great name for a virus.

Open Sore Virus might make people change their passwords if that were a name.

thumbprints will work as passwords till people start cutting off thumbs...DNA through blood or spit will one day be a password till DNA is able to be replicated.

Apr. 11 2014 01:52 PM
Chris from Portland. Pr

I keep my passwords on paper list - I use a pen to update it,

Apr. 11 2014 12:49 PM

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