Tech Friday: Checking for Heartbleed safe sites

Posted By on April 18, 2014

chromebleedwarnings140418No doubt you’ve heard about the latest vulnerability on the Internet known as the Heartbleed bug, but like most web users are pretty much helpless to do anything about it. You can change your passwords, run protection and antivirus software, but until the HTTPS sites correct their SSL sites … you’re spinning your wheels.

For some of us, it would just be nice to know when sites have been updated and fixes installed. Enter the ChromeBleed extension for Google Chrome browser users. Add it and watch for warnings, or set options to “show all notifications” to see the “All Good” note. (see CNET tip)

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