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Change these passwords right now

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(CNN) - As sites fix the bug on their end, it's time for you to change your passwords. The Heartbleed bug allowed information leaks from a key safety feature that is supposed to keep your online communication private -- email, banking, shopping, and passwords.

Don't change all your passwords yet, though. If a company hasn't yet updated its site, you still can't connect safely. A new password would be compromised too.

Many companies are not informing their customers of the danger -- or asking them to update their log-in credentials. So, here's a handy password list. It'll be updated as companies respond to CNN's questions.

Change these passwords now (they were patched)

 

  • Google, YouTube and Gmail
  • Facebook
  • Yahoo, Yahoo Mail, Tumblr, Flickr
  • OKCupid
  • Wikipedia

 

 

Don't worry about these (they don't use the affected software, or ran a different version)

 

  • Amazon
  • AOL and Mapquest
  • Bank of America
  • Capital One bank
  • Charles Schwab
  • Chase bank
  • Citibank
  • E*Trade
  • Fidelity
  • HSBC bank
  • LinkedIn
  • Microsoft, Hotmail and Outlook
  • PayPal
  • PNC bank
  • Scottrade
  • TD Ameritrade
  • Twitter
  • U.S. Bank
  • Wells Fargo

Don't change these passwords yet (still unclear, no response)

 

  • American Express
  • Apple, iCloud and iTunes

 

 

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