Public Service Announcement
“Heartbleed” is a security vulnerability in ubiquitous open source software used to implement secure communications with web servers. Because of this vulnerability, information you enter into a secure web page on an affected server might be accessible remotely. One security consultant said that on a seriousness scale from 1 to 10, “heartbleed is an 11.”
Obama Conspiracy Theories as best I can tell is not affected by heartbleed because logons to this site don’t use secure sockets in the first place. 😯
- List of popular web sites and their vulnerability – Mashable
- Heartbleed – Wikipedia
- Heartbleed Bug Poses Serious Threat to Unpatched Servers – Symantec
This is one of those times when even I am changing my passwords.