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Heartbleed -- What you need to do

Hopefully you've heard of Heartbleed, a security bug in the OpenSSL library. Perhaps, you've even been proactive in changing your passwords on major sites that have been affected by this security flaw, but if not; here's what has been recommended by industry sources.

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  • Change your Yahoo, Flickr and Tumblr passwords
  • Consider changing your Google, Facebook and Dropbox passwords
  • On your mobile devices, log out of all apps, then log back in again
  • If a service asks you to change your password, do so
  • If you have a Linux desktop computer, update the OS
  • Set up two-factor authentication everywhere you can
  • View the Heartbleed 'hitlist' - major sites that were and weren't affected by this security flaw

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