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Heartbleed Bug Info

Friday, April 11, 2014

Media outlets recently have been reporting on the "Heartbleed" bug which is a threat to many websites across the Internet. ITS staff at UNCW have been working diligently to ensure the campus is safe from this vulnerability, and we are happy to report that we are. You are not required to change your UNCW password at this time.

With regard to other accounts (such as Facebook, Twitter, Yahoo, etc.), faculty, staff and students are encouraged to check with vendors for their recommendations and/or to review reputable websites, such as Mashable, for information:
http://mashable.com/2014/04/09/heartbleed-bug-websites-affected

For more info on the Heartbleed bug, see this US-CERT approved site: http://heartbleed.com/

If you have questions, please contact the TAC at 910-962-4357.