4/10/2014 -- Internet Security Threat Alert!
"An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services - ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook - and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account information (such as passwords and credit card numbers) over the past two years..." - Mashable.com
Find out which passwords you need to change - but make sure the website has patched the vulnerability before you make the change.
More information and lists of sites that may or may not be secure (links have been shortened):
Tips on creating secure passwords:
An online tool to check the vulnerability of any domain:
(Thanks to Chamber member Bob Haslanger of Bainbridge Computer Services for the heads-up and links.)
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May Chamber Breakfast
Fri., May 23, 7:30 - 9 AM
Join us for breakfast on Fri., May 23 when US Congressman Derek Killmer will fill us in on national government issues. At IslandWood. Sign up before midnight on May 21 and save $5.00.
Building A Sustainable Economy Lecture Series: Locavesting Revolution
Fri., Apr. 11, 5:30-7 PM
Featuring Amy Cortese, journalist and author of Locavesting. Explore how a small shift in investment to locally-owned enterprises can reap enormous benefits for individuals, communities and the country. At the library. More...
April Chamber After Hours
Thurs., Apr. 24, 5:30-7 PM
Hosting this month is BI Chamber member West Sound Academy, an International Baccalaureate World School offering a
college preparatory curriculum for middle school and high school
students on the Kitsap Peninsula in Poulsbo, WA. Join us for networking and refreshments. Free event, no reservation needed. The public is welcome. Map & more...
Bainbridge Business Connection
Meets every Friday morning at OfficeXpats Upstairs in the Pavilion. More...
Bainbridge Is Home to the World's Best Vodka & North America's Best Wheat Whiskey!
Double congratulations to Bainbridge Organic Distillers! Not only did they edge out more than 1,000 brands from 25 countries AND win the prize for best label design with their Bainbridge Legacy Organic Vodka, but their Battle Point Organic Wheat Whiskey just won the Beverage Tasting Institute's World Spirits Championship.
Bainbridge Island Wins National Award
Local Businesses Put Us On The Front Page
Google e-City Award
Bainbridge #1 in Washington State