By now you’ve probably heard about the Heartbleed Bug that has caused an uproar over the last few days. Apparently over the last two years, this bug has affected an unknown number of websites. The good news is that many major websites like Google, Facebook, Yahoo and Tumblr are patched at this point. But the professionals recommended you change your passwords for banking, finance, email and social media sites.
Avoid using the same password for multiple sites; that is the main way to limit the damage these kinds of hacks will cause.
To test a website to see if it has been patched, please go here.