Snap "Heartbleed" Security Advisory

Posted by Badrinath Janakiraman

10 April 2014

The announcement of the the CVE-2014-0160 commonly known as the Heartbleed bug in OpenSSL was a cause for concern among many. The various ecosystem partners that Snap integrates with or automates (Amazon AWS, Heroku, Github and others) have taken steps to contain the impact of the vulnerability. The Snap team too has taken the following steps to ensure that your data and our servers are secure.

Actions taken on our servers

While we have no reason to believe that any data was compromised, we believed it was better to err on the side of caution and hence there are a few things you will have to do the next time you login to Snap.

Actions taken to secure your data

We believe we have taken all necessary precautions to get Snap secure for now. If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. We would love to help out in any way we can.

Stay safe!


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