Heartbleed Bug

  • Heartbleed – What Can You Do To Stay Safe?

http://www.makeuseof.com/tag/heartbleed-can-stay-safe/

The Heartbleed SSL vulnerability is making headlines around the world – and misreporting in the press and online is causing confusion. How can you stay safe and ensue your personal details aren’t leaked?

What Is Heartbleed? Well, It’s Not A Virus

You’ve probably heard Heartbleed described as a virus. This isn’t the case: in fact, it is a weakness, a vulnerability in servers running OpenSSL. This is the open source implementation of SSL and TLS, the protocols used for secure connections – those that begin https:// rather than the usual http://.

The Heartbleed SSL vulnerability is making headlines around the world – and misreporting in the press and online is causing confusion. How can you stay safe and ensue your personal details aren’t leaked?

  • The Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

  • This article is excellent. it lists the programs affected by the Heartbleed-Bug, and the ones that need password changes.

http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/

Updated: April 14, 2014 — 11:46 pm

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