Many popular websites and services have been affected by an encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug. Some of the websites affected include ones you may use every day, like Gmail, Facebook and Pinterest. If you use these websites or other networks affected (find a full list at http://bit.sd.gov/heartbleed.aspx) your sensitive account information could have been exposed over the last two years.
If you use a site listed (Facebook Gmail, etc.) – it is recommended you change your passwords right away.
Learn additional information about security guidelines for general computer safety tips, training requirements, laws, security alerts and more by visiting cybersecurity.sd.gov.