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New 'heartbleed' vulnerability prompting password warnings

(NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A major new security vulnerability called 'Heartbleed' is prompting warnings to all computer users to change your passwords.

Experts say the bug scrapes a server's memory, leading to sensitive user data, including passwords and credit card numbers.

It's estimated that Heartbleed has infected more than 500,000 web servers, including Yahoo.

Officials at Yahoo say the company has fixed the primary vulnerability on its main sites.