[Milton-L] PSA 're: Heartbleed

James Rovira jamesrovira at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 13:13:25 EDT 2014


Being able to check individual websites is particularly useful. Thanks very
much for posting. I use my bank website regularly and was happy to see it
wasn't affected.

Jim R


On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 1:09 PM, cbartonphd1 <cbartonphd1 at verizon.net>wrote:

> You're very welcome,  Salwar (and everyone else). I have more ready access
> to this sort of thing than most of the rest of you do, so especially when
> it's as serious as this, I want to make sure everyone gets word in time.
>
> Sent frommy Samsung Galaxy S®III
>
>
> -------- Original message --------
> From: Salwa Khoddam
> Date:04/10/2014 12:56 PM (GMT-05:00)
> To: John Milton Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [Milton-L] PSA 're: Heartbleed
>
> Carol,
> Thanks for your advice. And thanks for caring for us all,
> Salwa
> Salwa Khoddam PhD
> Professor of English Emerita
> Oklahoma City University
> Author of *Mythopoeic Narnia:
> Memory, Metaphor, and Metamorphoses
> in The Chronicles of Narnia*
> skhoddam at cox.net
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* cbartonphd1 <cbartonphd1 at verizon.net>
> *To:* MILTON-L <milton-l at lists.richmond.edu>
> *Sent:* Thursday, April 10, 2014 11:50 AM
> *Subject:* [Milton-L] PSA 're: Heartbleed
>
>
> By now you've all probably heard about the Heartbleed virus that has
> attacked the servers of major financial and commercial organizations.
>  Changing your password will *not* help until and unless each affected site
> has instituted the remedy (but as soon as your ISP, bank, retailer has done
> so, that's what you should do). DO NOT LOG IN to any website that has
> access to your personal information (SSN, credit card numbers, account
> numbers) until you've  checked www.filippo.io/Heartbleed/ to confirm that
> that site is fixed. If it has been, change your password;  if it hasn't,
>  don't use it until it has.
>
> Please note that this virus bypasses the https site security (also
> indicated by a little yellow padlock icon). It unlocks the encryption
> technology so that hackers can steal your data. No one knows yet whether
> it's been used successfully,  so please keep an eye on your credit card and
> bank statements,  too.
>
> Best to all,
>
> Carol Barton
>
>  Sent from my Samsung Galaxy S®III
>
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Dr. James Rovira
Associate Professor of English
Tiffin University
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Blake and Kierkegaard: Creation and Anxiety
Continuum 2010
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