Friday, 11 April 2014

Heartbleed bug

Heartbleed!!! one of the biggest security threats ever on the Internet. Millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other personal information may be at risk as a result of a major breakdown in internet security revealed earlier this week. The damage caused by the "Heartbleed" bug is currently unknown.

Heartbleed isn't a virus, it is an exploit that tricks certain websites into giving away information that it wasn't supposed to. It's kind of like someone calling your house asking for "Jimmy", but you respond, "There is no one named Jimmy here, but my name is Charlie, my parents are Bob and Alice.Dad's bank account number is …"

See detailed information on Heartbleed:

According to Mashable this bug might have exposed your sensitive information from sources like Facebook and Gmail, over past two years. You should be changing a bunch of passwords right now because of the Heartbleed bug. Here's a list of which ones: See here.

Be careful over the Internet.