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'Heartbleed' hits 1.5 million users of UK parenting website

Published on Apr 15, 2014 4:58 AM

LONDON (AFP) - British parenting website Mumsnet is the latest organisation to have been hacked due to the "Heartbleed" bug, founder Justine Roberts revealed on Monday.

"Last week we became aware of the Heartbleed bug and immediately applied a fix to close the OpenSSL security hole," she said in a statement.

"However, it became apparent that users' data submitted via our login page had been accessed prior to our applying this fix."

All 1.5 million registered users were asked to change their passwords, and Roberts did not know how many users had had data stolen.

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