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Learn about the recent Heartbleed SSL certificate bug and the steps we’ve taken to keep your DomainsFoundry services safe and secure.

You may have read about an internet-wide security vulnerability called “Heartbleed”. This vulnerability was found in a popular technology, OpenSSL, which many services like DomainsFoundry use to send private information across the internet securely.

After learning about this vulnerability, we immediately took action and we’re happy to confirm that all DomainsFoundry services are no longer vulnerable.

Steps we’ve taken

Here are the steps we’ve taken in response to the Heartbleed bug:

  1. Quickly patched the Heartbleed bug by deploying latest OpenSSL libraries across all DomainsFoundry web servers.
  2. Revoked and re-issued all of our SSL certificates.
  3. Provided extra support staff to deal with any customer enquiries.
  4. Rapid roll-out of updates within hours of security alert. (Fixes were in place as of 18:00 BST on Wednesday, April 9th).

Change your password

Whilst there is no evidence to suggest any foul-play with any DomainsFoundry service, we strongly recommend you reset your password immediately to ensure your website, email and other details are secure.

To change your DomainsFoundry passwords please login to your DomainsFoundry Dashboard

Millions of websites use SSL certs which are vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug. The advice being given is to change your passwords on all websites you use to help keep your details secure.

Learn more about Heartbleed

For more information about the Heartbleed vulnerability please see http://heartbleed.com/.

If you have any questions about this update please email us at hello@domainsfoundry.co.uk and we’ll be happy to help.

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