CowBoom and the Heartbleed Bug

hearbleedAs news continues to spread about the Heartbleed bug we wanted to take a moment to explain what it is and how it relates to your experience using CowBoom.

The Heartbleed bug is a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. This weakness compromised the security of private information across the internet. You can learn more about the bug directly from the Heartbleed website.

CowBoom took action immediately after learning about the potential vulnerability and there is no evidence to date that any information was exploited during this time. While there is no threat to your security on CowBoom, we recommend changing your password. Changing your password every 90 days is widely considered an industry best practice and a good precautionary measure in times like these. Your privacy is always a top priority and we perform regular security audits to ensure that your information is safe.

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