Marrowforums Not Affected by Heartbleed Bug
The Internet has been buzzing with news of the Heartbleed bug, a serious security flaw in cryptographic software that is used on millions of Internet servers. Sites affected by the bug have been vulnerable to the theft of passwords and other account information.
Which sites were affected?
Affected sites and services included Flickr, Gmail, Netflix, Yahoo (including Yahoo Mail), YouTube, and social networking sites Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr.
Shopping sites from Amazon, Apple, Target, and Walmart were not affected. Neither were AOL or Microsoft email services. Most major banks and financial and government services were unaffected.
Marrowforums was not affected by the Heartbleed bug.
What You Should Do
You should immediately change the passwords for your accounts at all of the affected sites mentioned above, check with other sites you use for announcements, or change your passwords just to be safe.
Three rules for password safety:
When you use very strong passwords they get harder to remember. Nobody can remember a password like keRx@s0O+ig7*pY7hiEn. But you don't have to if you use these tricks:
Security at Marrowforums
We take privacy and security seriously. Most information at Marrowforums is public, particularly your user name, your posts, and your forum signature, but we do not share or reveal the three types of personal information stored on our server:
If you have questions about privacy, security, passwords, or the Heartbleed bug, feel free to post them here.
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