Apr 9, 2014
Media sources revealed on Tuesday that an internet security vulnerability known as the 'Heartbleed bug' has potentially put two thirds of secure
websites on the internet in a position of risk. Learn more here.
The problems that have come to surface around this bug have to do with vulnerability when using OpenSSL. OpenSSL is software code that protects the privacy of sensitive details (such as banking information and passwords) when accessing secure websites.
While this bug is cause for concern in websites, please rest assured that our security team has confirmed that the iATS servers are not vulnerable to this bug. As a result, we have not been affected and all passwords and donor or client information are safe and secure.
This security vulnerability is considered one of the biggest security threats the internet has ever seen. Consumers are advised to change internet passwords and learn other ways to protect themselves. Learn more here.
If you have any questions, simply contact iATS Customer Care at firstname.lastname@example.org 1-888-944-5455.