If you haven’t heard about the “Heartbleed Bug” this is what you need to know. This security glitch has affected many popular websites including Facebook, Google, and Yahoo.
- Use the link above to check if a site you use has been affected.
- Wait until the patch has been applied to the site.
- Change your password, if suggested, after the site is patched.
Do not change passwords for a site until the glitch is fixed, otherwise the change could be useless or give an attacker your new password.
As always, practice safe computing…keep your web browser updated and your passwords strong.