OpenSSL Heartbleed Bug Leaves Everyone Vulnerable

If you haven’t yet heard about the OpenSSL vulnerability you will want to read the below links and change your passwords to websites.
The Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs). The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software. This compromises the secret keys used to identify the service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords of the users and the actual content. This allows attackers to eavesdrop on communications, steal data directly from the services and users and to impersonate services and users.
Continued reading at http://heartbleed.com To check the security of your favourite site (My bank just failed) visit the below and enable check for server certificate revocation in your browsers advanced SSL ettings: https://www.ssllabs.com https://lastpass.com/heartbleed Last pass users just do a security check in Tools to find out what sites you need to change passwords for. LastpassSSL check

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