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Heartbleed bug: Passwords to change now

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Internet users' sensitive information, such as passwords and credit card numbers, may have been exposed thanks to an encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug. 

Dozens of popular websites have been affected by the bug.

While companies whose websites were affected have created patches to fix the issues, users still need to change their passwords, according to technology blog Mashable. 

Mashable created a useful list of website passwords Internet users need to change now. Click here to see the list. Some of the affected sites, include Facebook, Instagram and Netflix. 

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