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Re: Heartbleed (was ... Re: My fellow (Debian) Linux users ...)

On 15/04/14 12:59, shawn wilson wrote:
>> That statement was made in the sense that at least the bank could have
>> > issued a statement along the lines of 'you may have heard of the
>> > heartbleed bug, we can assure all of our customers that we are not
>> > affected by this bug and there is no need to panic.'
>> >
> No, I don't want to hear from my bank unless there's a problem. If
> everything is going OK, don't spam me. If its not, by all means, let me
> know. This didn't affect them so don't tell me anything.

They don't need to send an email, or anything intrusive. They just need
to put a big notice on the login page of their internet banking site -
along with (or instead of) all the ads they have for cheap loans or term
deposits or whatever. It would make virtually no difference to the speed
of logging in, and would reassure me that they take security seriously.


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