A bug, nicknamed “Heartbleed,” was recently discovered in a widely used method of protecting communications between your computer and your online services.
Most of the big online services have now fixed the vulnerability. So now it’s essential that you change your passwords now if you use any of the following:
- Google Apps
Notable services that were NOT affected were: Apple (including iCloud and App Store), LinkedIn, Amazon, Microsoft, AOL, Hotmail, eBay, PayPal, major banks, Evernote, 1Password.
A more comprehensive and up-to-date list is here: http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected/
If you’d like a full security review of your computer and online accounts, help changing your passwords, and/or installation of 1Password password management software, please let us know and we’ll more than happy to help you out.