Chances are good that you’ve heard about the “Heartbleed bug” by now. It is a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library, which compromised the security of private information across the internet (such as users’ names and passwords). You can learn more about the bug on the Heartbleed website.
We want to let you know that your account on TheLadders remains totally secure. At TheLadders, we value your privacy and took this threat seriously. After being alerted to the potential threat, our security team launched a thorough investigation of our systems and servers. Your information and TheLadders’ website remains uncompromised and secure. We will continue to monitor this and all threats in the future, as protecting your privacy is our first priority.
The Heartbleed bug affected many large websites and services you likely use, including Google, Gmail and Facebook (see a list of affected sites here). While your account with TheLadders remains secure, we highly recommend changing your passwords, especially if you use the same password on multiple sites.
Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns regarding your secure account with TheLadders.