Heartbleed Bug- Change Your Passwords!

The Heartbleed Bug was a big internet security bug last week that leaked a lot of personal information from a huge variety of sites: banks, email, social media, shopping, and passwords. Sites are currently fixing the bug. If a site you use was affected, you should change that password immediately. Here is a list from CNN:

Change these passwords now (they were patched)

  • Airbnb
  • Google, YouTube and Gmail
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo, Yahoo Mail, Tumblr, Flickr
  • OKCupid
  • Pinterest
  • Wikipedia

Don’t worry about these (they don’t use the affected software, or ran a different version)

  • Amazon
  • Apple, iCloud and iTunes
  • AOL and Mapquest
  • Bank of America
  • BECU
  • Capital One bank
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chase bank
  • Citibank
  • E*Trade
  • Fidelity
  • Healthcare.gov (Health Department said “security protections prevent this vulnerability from occurring.”)
  • HSBC bank
  • Hulu
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft, Hotmail and Outlook
  • PayPal
  • PNC bank
  • Scottrade
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Twitter
  • U.S. Bank
  • Vanguard
  • Wells Fargo

Don’t change these passwords yet (still unclear, no response)

  • American Express

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