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11:47 PM on 04/12/14 
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Jason Tate
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Ugh. So much bad advice.
09:01 AM on 04/13/14 
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That's the definition of a bug.
technically ya it's a bug but bugs tend to be larger and result in compiling errors and stuff like that.
09:10 AM on 04/13/14 
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interesting, I know of no one to have had issues with their google accounts and I can't find legitimate reports of it anywhere. Also Neel Mehta of google security was the guy who discovered it and went public with it, I'd think google knew about the bug well before then and had the necessary patches in place prior to day0.

my yahoo account, on the other hand, absolutely needs a new password.
09:48 AM on 04/13/14 
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interesting, I know of no one to have had issues with their google accounts and I can't find legitimate reports of it anywhere. Also Neel Mehta of google security was the guy who discovered it and went public with it, I'd think google knew about the bug well before then and had the necessary patches in place prior to day0.

my yahoo account, on the other hand, absolutely needs a new password.
The link on the first page has Google in the "yes" column -- I would absolutely change your Google passwords.

From Google: " We’ve assessed this vulnerability and applied patches to key Google services such as Search, Gmail, YouTube, Wallet, Play, Apps, App Engine, AdWords, DoubleClick, Maps, Maps Engine and Earth."

Knowing about it before doesn't mean much - if data was scraped earlier and the private keys found, you could retroactively get passwords.

Also, the entire Codenomicon firm deserves credit as well.
04:50 PM on 04/13/14 
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technically ya it's a bug but bugs tend to be larger and result in compiling errors and stuff like that.
I disagree with this. If we're ranking, which is rather silly, I'd say compiling errors are less of a bug than Heartbleed is.
10:28 PM on 04/13/14 
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11:20 PM on 04/13/14 
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technically ya it's a bug but bugs tend to be larger and result in compiling errors and stuff like that.

If your program doesn't compile you don't have a bug you have an error in the your code. Which is far better because the compiler yells at you and then you fix it and it never ships to the public.

Bugs like this are the worst because they are small enough to not get caught in general testing / code review but big enough to wreck havoc.
08:51 PM on 04/14/14 
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http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/04/vicious-heartbleed-bug-bites-millions-of-android-phones-other-devices/

Just FYI for Android users.
11:07 PM on 04/14/14 
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Ugh. So much bad advice.
1password doesn't seem to have a linux client. Looked promising too.
04:52 PM on 04/15/14 
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1password doesn't seem to have a linux client. Looked promising too.
Lack of Linux client is the worst sin.
01:29 PM on 04/18/14 
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Try KeePass. Free, Open-source, and support for windows / mac / linux and more.
11:42 AM on 04/19/14 
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KeePass is awesome.
07:53 PM on 04/27/14 
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Posted this in the apps thread but thought it would be relevant here too. 1Password is currently 50% off on all platforms.



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