What Musicians and Music Fans Need to Worry About with the Heartbleed Bug

Chances are you’ve heard about the Heartbleed issue, a wide-ranging OpenSSL security encryption bug that could see your sensitive data hijacked by hackers. We’re being told to change our passwords ASAP.  Yeah, it’s a bad one.

Facebook, Twitter, Amazon, LinkedIn, Google and Tumblr are affected.  Mashable has this handly list.

If you want to read up on what this means to music fans and musicians, Hypebot offers this.

Now if I can just remember all my passwords…

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 40+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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