What You Need To Know About Heartbleed

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Heartbleed, a long-undiscovered bug in cryptographic software called OpenSSL that secures Web communications, may have left roughly two-thirds of the Web vulnerable to eavesdropping for the past two years. Click Here for the full article.

 

What Can I Do To Protect Myself As An Internet User?

Now is a very good time to change your passwords, and diversify by using a different password for each website or service you use to limit intruder access if your password is compromised.

If the site has been affected and hasn't yet addressed the security hole, that new login may not be secure and you may have to change your password again once the Heartbleed patch has been applied. You can check any website you use by typing in the URL using this link.

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