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Internet Security Warning - What HealthUnlocked are doing about a world wide security bug named "Heartbleed"

A major online security flaw called "Heartbleed" was recently discovered by a researcher at Google and a Finnish security firm called Codenomicon.

You may have already heard about it from one of the major news organisations but HealthUnlocked wanted to get in touch with everyone as well.

This issue is a flaw in OpenSSL, which is the encryption technology that TWO THIRDS of the websites, including HealthUnlocked, use. We immediately released a patch to fix this issue and for added measure yesterday morning we logged out every member of HealthUnlocked to make everyone login again.

Though the risk is "very minimal" , there is a chance that some of your personal information, like your password, in one of your online accounts may have been affected. As a consequence, we strongly recommend that you do the following:

1.log out of websites where you selected 'keep me logged in' & login again

2.update all your passwords

Thank you


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