Heartbleed Bug: Here Are the Passwords You Should Change

Change your passwordz!

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When it comes to changing your passwords, the Heartbleed Bug is a better-safe-than-sorry bug.

This is not a case of hackers breaking into a bunch of sites and stealing all the sites’ usernames and passwords; this is a vulnerability that allowed hackers to grab relatively small chunks of data as they flowed through sites. If you happened to be entering your username, password or credit card number as someone was making a grab, it’s probably out there now.

You’re playing the odds, in other words — and we don’t exactly know what the odds are. This bug has existed for a couple years but was just recently publicly disclosed, so there’s no telling how extensive the damage may or may not be. Again, you’re better safe than sorry.

Checking the Big Sites

A user over on GitHub has taken the liberty of checking the top 10,000 Alexa-ranked websites to…

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Posted on April 14, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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