What is this internet Heartbleed bug about?

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  1. AirBagTester

    AirBagTester Friend of Leo's

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    Definitely. In fact some security sensitive 3rd party services will automatically "expire" your password after a certain number of days if you don't change it manually, which is annoying, but also kind of reassuring. Of course another issue with that is being able to trust that password recovery services are secure as well, especially if people are going to be calling for a reset every 35 days or whatever!
     
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    I did not mean "properly" as in "correct", I meant happened to have hardware, OS, or software versions that did not allow the exploit.

    I did not mean to confuse anyone.

    I am sorry.
     
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    I had to sign in to several sites again. Time to try that
    password manager.
     
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    News is that the NSA has known about this for two years, and has been using it. Interesting!
     
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    Canadian banks weren't affected. Neither were Amazon (except for some services) or PayPal.

    The huge amount of concern over this is starting to feel like the Y2K scare.
     
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    Yeah
    Oh my dog , my Pinterest account was vulnerable
     
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    :lol: Lucky Canadians... impervious to security bugs!
     
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