UX Mastery & the 'Heartbleed' OpenSSL bug


[SIZE=14px]On April 7, security researchers discovered a serious bug in OpenSSL, the software that secures two-thirds of the world’s websites. This vulnerability (nicknamed “[COLOR=#222222]Heartbleed”) has existed undetected since 2012 and potentially allowed attackers to retrieve private information on SSL encrypted servers.[/SIZE][/COLOR]

[SIZE=14px][B]Your UX Mastery hosted information was not vulnerable to this exploit and is safe. [/B][/SIZE]
[]The version of OpenSSL UX Mastery uses to host uxmastery.com was not affected.
]We have updated our own credentials with affected third-parties.
[/LIST] These forums (hosted by vBulletin Cloud) don’t use a TLS encrypted connection so aren’t expected to be affected. We are awaiting a confirmation from vBulletin support about any vulnerabilities and will post here with an update once we have a response.


This is an Internet-wide issue. If you have web hosting services or login accounts with other providers we urge you to contact them ASAP to confirm they have secured your information. [/SIZE]

[SIZE=14px]If you have any questions about these matters, please read the comprehensive FAQ at [/SIZE][SIZE=14px]heartbleed.com[/SIZE][SIZE=14px], or ask your questions in this thread.

[I]Update: vBulletin have confirmed that SSL is not used on vBulletin Cloud sites.[/I][/SIZE]