The Heartbleed Bug
The Heartbleed bug was revealed last week. You may have heard that your information could have been stolen, but you are not sure what this means and if you have to take measures to protect yourself from the leak.
Let us give you a short explanation.
The Heartbleed bug is a vulnerability in the SSL/TLS encryption which normally protects your information when you connect to a website on the internet.
It means that if people were aware about this loophole they could have easily stolen your user names, passwords, emails and so on by exploiting this vulnerability.
This add on will warn you if the site you are browsing is affected by the Heartbleed bug, and if so, it is highly recommended to change your password.
If you want to learn more about the Heartbleed bug, visit http://heartbleed.com/ for more details.