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Heartbleed Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Heartbleed Extensions for Chrome and Firefox

Heartbleed is a vulnerability in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library. We have earlier posted about an Android application from Lookout to check whether your device is vulnerable or not, you can read that post here

Here are some extensions for Chrome and Firefox which can tell you whether the website you are visiting was affected by this bug or not. If you the website is affected and you have an account with that site it is advised to change the password (check whether they fixed the bug or not)



This Extension will display the Heartbleed status of the website just like the image below

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If you use Chrome get this extension from this link. There were some false positive messages earlier but now that seems to be fixed.


If you are Firfox user, you can use the FoxBleed Add-on which will open a new tab with the  and will check the vulnerable website you are visiting. A website will be checked only once in a browser session. You can see the status of the website if you enable the Add-On bar on Firefox like below.

FoxBleed infected

Get this Firefox Add-On from Mozilla

If you want to check a website for Heartbleed vulnerability manually, you can use  Heartbleed test website by Filippo Valsorda.

I have received an email from

Any do heartbleed


Hi ,
A major, internet-wide bug called Heartbleed was recently discovered. Like most tech companies, we have made it our top priority to secure against it, and want you to know that is not vulnerable to the bug, and your data with us is safe.

We highly recommend you change your password, as well as your passwords for all other mobile, tablet, and web apps. Here's how to do it on

Log out of your app

Click on "Log In"

Click on "forgot your password?" and create a new password

Note - if you log in using Facebook or Google, we recommend changing your password on those services as well

[Via Windows Club]