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University IT and the Heartbleed bug

You may have seen news reports of a new IT security vulnerability dubbed 'Heartbleed'. It is not known whether anyone has used this exploit to gather University passwords, so we are not currently advising you to rush to change your University password. However it is easy and good practice to change your password - especially if you are concerned or are using the same password elsewhere. For more details on heartbleed and our advice please see:

University IT and Heartbleed