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Tuesday, April 22, 2014

How to protect yourself from the HeartBleed Bug?

·       Change your passwords on a more regular basis
·       Sites such as Yahoo, Github, Netflix, Amazon, Paypal Cloudfront have issues new SSL certs for their sites (So these Sites should be good to go)
·        Contact the sites in which you provide some of your most sensitive/private information (financial or not) and ask questions about Heartbleed Bug.
o   Also make sure you ask what you can do to again PROTECT yourself.
Engineers and Admins with systems on AWS please refer to the following website(s) for more information…

* Red Hat: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-0376.html
* Ubuntu: http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/usn-2165-1/

For more information about this vulnerability, please visit
* AWS Security Bulletin page: https://aws.amazon.com/security/security-bulletins/
* OpenSSL’s official advisory: https://www.openssl.org/news/secadv_20140407.txt
* The Heartbleed Bug: http://heartbleed.com/