The news has been full of reports on the Heartbleed security bug over the last several days. Here’s an update on the security precautions that we’ve taken here at Republic Wireless.
As of 01:00 AM EDT on 4/10/14, we patched all of our servers with software that is not susceptible to Heartbleed. After we completed the patching, we also deployed new SSL certificates and reissued all private keys as an added precaution. We are unaware of any intrusion resulting from the Heartbleed vulnerability, but we recommend that you change your account password as a precaution.
On the device side, none of our Republic Wireless smartphones are - or ever were - susceptible to Heartbleed. Our phones run versions of the Android OS that can't be exploited by the Heartbleed security flaw.
We are committed to protecting your personal information. We will continue to monitor our services to keep your data protected. If you ever suspect a software security issue or if you wish to report a potential vulnerability to Republic Wireless, please email us at email@example.com.
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