The Heartbleed Checklist: Your Guide to Life After Heartbleed

Unless you’ve been living under an Internet rock, you’ve heard about the Heartbleed bug.

If you haven’t heard about the biggest threat to the Internet since the NSA, here’s a good primer.

Oh, and speaking of the NSA, they’re involved, too, naturally.

So, what can you do about the Heartbleed bug? Yeah, not much, unfortunately. Common advice as been to change your passwords, but even that won’t matter very much after the fact.

Not every web service was affected by the bug. Big companies like Apple, Netflix, and Amazon say they were not affected because they don’t use Open SSL for security encryption. (Amazon Web Services, however, was affected.)

Check out the infographic below for more details on which companies were affected and what they’ve done so far:

 

The Heartbleed Checklist

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