“Heartbleed” Bug: How to check if server is venerable

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‘Heartbleed’, A major new vulnerability in the open software OpenSSL could let attackers gain access to user passwords and even fool people into using bogus versions of Web sites!

While the scope and size of the damage isnt clear, the fact that it has hit some of the major websites is a huge cause of worry.

Here is how to check if a website is venerable to this bug:

  1. Visit the following webpage: http://filippo.io/Heartbleed/
  2. Type in the url of the website you want to check in the space provided
  3. Hit Go! (and pray)