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4/11/2014
10:00 AM
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Free Heartbleed-Checker Released for Firefox Browser

Browser plug-ins arrive for Firefox and Chrome that scan websites for Heartbleed risk

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Randy Naramore
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4/14/2014 | 4:18:47 PM
Re: Great tools
Chrome Checker is doing well for me also.
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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4/14/2014 | 9:11:54 AM
Re: Different Solutions
I second Ryan's question about where other DR community members are in their remediation efforts for Heartbleed. We've collected some data in our online flash poll (see column on the far right or click here). But so far about 65 percent of respondents have installed or in the process of installing the update and 40 percent are replacing digital certificates. 

If you haven't taken the poll, check it out. And also let's talk about what you are (or aren't doing about it) in the the comments. 
RyanSepe
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4/11/2014 | 6:13:59 PM
Different Solutions
These checkers are very nifty. From a corporate standpoint, my company ran vulnerability scans to check and see if any of our servers were running the OpenSSL with the HeartBeat extension. What are other methods people have been using and what steps were taken to remediate?
Marilyn Cohodas
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Marilyn Cohodas,
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4/11/2014 | 10:58:41 AM
Great tools
I just tried the Chromebleed checker. Very cool! Thanks Kelly for reportng this and also to Jamie Hoyle (Chromebleed) and Tom Brennan (Firefox) for developing these tools. 
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