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The Heartbleed bug

The Heartbleed bug is a serious vulnerability in the OpenSSL library that is widely used for SSL encryption of sensitive data, that was announced to the public April 7, 2014.  While it isn't clear that any sites anywhere have actually had data compromised as a result of this bug, the potential implications are pretty severe for servers that are vulnerable and now it's public that potential for harm is much greater.  There's a great deal of useful information published here on the subject and possible impact.

At ServeLink we use SSL, including OpenSSL, rather extensively and conducted an immediate security audit when the news broke, which confirmed that there were no issues here as in no case did we use a version of OpenSSL that actually harbors this bug.  No patching was required here and there is no exposure of client data through Heartbleed at this time, or at any time in the past.

If you have questions regarding this issue please contact the support crew through the ticket system and they will be happy to assist.


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