Over the course of the past week, a vulnerability in the internet was discovered that has the potential to harm two-thirds of the websites on the net. The Heartbleed bug has been negatively affecting internet security for 2 years, and now companies are scrambling to fix it. Here’s a short video from Mashable that does a good job of breaking down the problem in a way that’s easy to understand:
You can check to see if any of the websites you frequent have been affected by the Heartbleed bug HERE.
And of course, once you know those sites have fixed the problem, change your password immediately.