Site24x7 Free Tool - Test Your Websites To Check If They Are A Victim Of The Heartbleed Vulnerability Bug

Update: Use the Heartbleed Test Tool to ensure your websites are protected against the bug.

The only chance of you not knowing about the Heartbleed vulnerability would be if you had completely abandoned your internet lifestyle or had been meditating in some far away~uncharted~island. Jokes apart, recently the internet was flooding with articles detailing about this serious security flaw called "The Heartbleed Bug", and technology experts joined the discussion bandwagon debating about the seriousness of this threat. There are numerous articles being written by~tech vendors announcing their protection mechanism towards the bug, instilling a sense of safety in the minds of their customers.

Just in case you're wondering Site24x7's status towards this security flaw - Yes, you guessed it right. We are safe. You can read more on the measures we had taken to counter this~vulnerability~here.

Heartbleed still~doesn't~ring a bell? Well, here is what it means~

The~Heartbleed Bug is a serious vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. Is it a serious issue? You bet it is.~This weakness allows stealing the information protected, under normal conditions, by the SSL/TLS encryption used to secure the Internet. SSL/TLS provides communication security and privacy over the Internet for applications such as web, email, instant messaging (IM) and some virtual private networks (VPNs). You can read more about Heartbleed in~here.

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Your data could be hacked~

The Heartbleed bug allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by the vulnerable versions of the OpenSSL software. This compromises the secret keys used to identify the service providers and to encrypt the traffic, the names and passwords of the users and the actual content. This allows attackers to eavesdrop on communications, steal data directly from the services and users and to impersonate services and users.

Is there hope? Yes, use SIte24x7's free tool~

We at Site24x7 as always have decided to do our bit to help you stay protected against this~vulnerability. Your security is our concern~after all. We have developed a free to use tool that would easily help you identify~whether or not your websites have been hit by this bug.~Its pretty straightforward. All you have to do is enter the URL of the website that needs to be checked and click Test. Voila, it gives you the results right away.

Use the Heartbleed Test Tool~and make sure you are or have not been a victim of the Heartbleed bug and let us know how helpful this tool was.

 

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