On Monday news came out regarding the discovery of a significant and widespread security problem; the HeartbleedOpenSSL Bug. This encryption security hole causes a vulnerability in the OpenSSL cryptographic library, which is used by roughly two-thirds of all websites on the Internet to secure private information as it travels over the web. This email is our effort to explain how this bug may impact you and your customers, and note some of the actions that can be taken to protect yourselves and your customers as this issue is being addressed.
Please Note: Money Tree Software servers do NOT use OpenSSL encryption programs, and are NOT vulnerable to the Heartbleed security exploit.
To help answer questions you may have about this new internet security issue, we’ve collected some basic information and a tool you may find useful.