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Mumsnet hacked by virus!!!!!

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Hellymummy Mon 14-Apr-14 18:29:19

Oh no just seen article in the daily mirror about Mumsnet been hacked by this new heart bleed virus!!!! Everyone change your password!!!!!!

coffeeinbed Mon 14-Apr-14 18:31:45


usualsuspectt Mon 14-Apr-14 18:32:53

Have you been off line all weekend, OP?

Canus Mon 14-Apr-14 18:34:17

Kind of shrieky, aren't you OP. grin

The tabloid press should never be your first resort.

AnnieIncognito Mon 14-Apr-14 18:35:26

Umm...have a look at the very top of the "Active Threads" list. Look for the bright red stickied post. This is not news to 99% of MN.

ImAThrillseekerHoney Mon 14-Apr-14 18:35:47

It's not a virus, everyone has known for aaaages, and you're in the wrong topic. Apart from that, thanks for the heads up OP.

ZakuroFujiwara Mon 14-Apr-14 18:36:24

I very rarely post but, seriously though?! Big. Red. Notice.

Hellymummy Mon 14-Apr-14 18:37:02

Apologies everyone but I've only just seen it after weekend, not been in here since last week!! Just trying to be helpful to people, leave my head on!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Hellymummy Mon 14-Apr-14 18:38:25

Jeepers folks!!!!!!

Gooseysgirl Mon 14-Apr-14 18:38:38

Ok!!!!!!!!! wink

AnnieIncognito Mon 14-Apr-14 18:39:09

No one ripped your head off OP.

squizita Mon 14-Apr-14 18:58:48

It's not a virus, don't worry. It's an error which affected many sites, a loophole in their encryption buried away, and could have made it easier for hackers to find personal details.

It is unclear whether any hackers ever actually used this loophole or if they, like the programmers, were clueless.

It's resolved now: if you're worried, simply change your password!

WowserBowser Mon 14-Apr-14 19:00:13


Raxacoricofallapatorius Mon 14-Apr-14 19:02:03

Leave some exclamation marks for the rest of us, eh?

WowserBowser Mon 14-Apr-14 19:05:52

Sorry, i think i got the last 2

HoneyDragonDoesNotGiveAShit Mon 14-Apr-14 19:07:54

Aaaaaaaaaargh aaaaaaaaaaaRgh aaaaaaaaaaargh Aaaaaaargh

.... Wait

What are we panicking about today again? I lost the rota.

Is it McDonalds. HeartBleed, Sugar or Dogs? I've completely forgotton where we are on the End Of Society And Imminent Death Schedule.

Cheers for the heads up though op thanks

Morgause Mon 14-Apr-14 19:08:57

<runs round in small circles>

The sky is falling! The sky is falling!

monkeyfacegrace Mon 14-Apr-14 19:14:45


MyFirstMyLastMyEverythingBagel Mon 14-Apr-14 19:18:44

A grin with my new nickname and password!!!!!!!


BeverlyMoss Mon 14-Apr-14 19:20:52




YoureBeingASillyBilly Mon 14-Apr-14 19:24:37


Phew. Still some left.

Coconutty Mon 14-Apr-14 19:25:59

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

AryaOfHouseSnark Mon 14-Apr-14 19:27:13

grin didn't you have to enter a new password op ?

HoneyDragonDoesNotGiveAShit Mon 14-Apr-14 19:35:15

Oh no!

This isn't the op it's heart bleed all the explanation marks are leaking out the hole.....


I'm only left with dots .......

Quick everyone use the iiiiiiiiiiii's instead and turn your screens upside downi

YoureBeingASillyBilly Mon 14-Apr-14 19:38:28


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