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02:35 AM on 04/10/14 
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There's a virus called HeartBleed which is effecting certain sites. Check this link if you want to know if you're at risk!

http://blog.lastpass.com/2014/04/las...sites-are.html
11:18 AM on 04/10/14 
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Not really a virus ... it's an OpenSSL bug.
01:47 PM on 04/10/14 
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Not really a virus ... it's an OpenSSL bug.
Came here to say this. This is, in almost every way, worse than a virus because of how low-level this is for everything on the web.
01:54 PM on 04/10/14 
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Changed so many of my passwords just now.
02:13 PM on 04/10/14 
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Changed so many of my passwords just now.
Only do that if the site tells you they fixed it. Otherwise its pointless.
02:15 PM on 04/10/14 
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I'm trying to think of a way to tell my relatives to change all of their passwords that will both make them do so, and won't make them think I'm insane. Cause this is some DEFCON 5 level shit that I spent the past two days dealing with at work.
05:35 PM on 04/10/14 
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Only do that if the site tells you they fixed it. Otherwise its pointless.
Eh, better to be safe than sorry. I didn't mind. It was about time I changed most of them anyway.
06:43 PM on 04/10/14 
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I'm trying to think of a way to tell my relatives to change all of their passwords that will both make them do so, and won't make them think I'm insane. Cause this is some DEFCON 5 level shit that I spent the past two days dealing with at work.
http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heart...ites-affected/
07:02 PM on 04/10/14 
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Facebook, Github, AWS, Twitter, Google, TurboTax, Dropbox, Minecraft, and Soundcloud. Damn I have a lot of new passwords to come up with, as well as more that shared a password in common with one of those services. Fucking hell this is a nightmare.
07:03 PM on 04/10/14 
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Facebook, Github, AWS, Twitter, Google, TurboTax, Dropbox, Minecraft, and Soundcloud. Damn I have a lot of new passwords to come up with, as well as more that shared a password in common with one of those services. Fucking hell this is a nightmare.
Yeah. Figured that's a good one to send to relatives so they "get it."
07:55 PM on 04/10/14 
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I don't mind changing passwords too much, I just change my generator function.
08:29 PM on 04/10/14 
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yeah that was a pain in the ass, but had to be done.
03:20 AM on 04/11/14 
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Eh, better to be safe than sorry. I didn't mind. It was about time I changed most of them anyway.
You shouldn't because if the site or service hasn't patched their OpenSSL that new password isn't secure.

I think this is a great reminder that you should use a password manager like Last Pass or 1password. Let it create random passwords for you and use the manager when needed.
10:43 AM on 04/11/14 
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I think this is a great reminder that you should use a password manager like Last Pass or 1password. Let it create random passwords for you and use the manager when needed.
I already know this and do.
12:48 AM on 04/12/14 
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Thanks for this.



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