Heartbleed bug

A vast number of websites running OpenSSL have been exposed to a major security bug called Heartbleed.

Those among the list includes Yahoo, Flickr, WeTransfer, Cheezburger, and Imgur.

You can view the full list here.

Dropbox, SoundCloud and OKCupid are among others who were affected and have already taken the necessary steps to fix patches. Google has admitted that Gmail was affected, but has released a patch, telling users that they do not need to change their passwords, but ‘better to be safe than sorry’.