Heartbleed – which passwords to change

heartbleed-bugIt’s a sign of the times when a major security vulnerability gets its own logo almost instantly. It’s like a new celebrity has hit the scene and we all somehow get to see this ‘brand’ – albeit a sinister one – appearing left, right, and centre.

But the ‘noise’ around it seems to add to the confusion. Lots of people are offering advice on which passwords you should change following the Hartbleed vulnerability reported by my colleague Andy Ralph last week (no vulnerabilities on our servers, we hasten to add).

It’s important that you understand you don’t need to change all passwords but it is healthy to do that regularly anyway

Here’s a mini roundup in no particular order

… and whilst I’m at it, here’s some good advice on choosing decent passwords – it’s important!