The Heartbleed Bug

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The Heartbleed Bug

The internet has been abuzz about the Heartbleed Bug since it was identified yesterday on April 9, 2014.

We are pleased to report this bug has not affected any of our hosting environments but we encourage our clients who have their own hosting arrangements to check into this serious issue.

Unlike other hyped-up bugs, this one is something to be concerned about.

Find Out if You Have the Bug

Simply go to this website and enter your website URL to see if you're "vulernable" (affected).

More About the Heartbleed Bug

The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by  vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software.

This compromises the secret keys used to identify the service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords of the users and the actual content and allows attackers to eavesdrop on communications, steal data directly from the services and users and to impersonate services and users. Read more at

by Tara Loftus

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