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Message from CIO Cole Camplese re: Heartbleed Bug

To the Campus Community:

Due to our current understanding of the Heartbleed Bug that has impacted the majority of the Internet, I wanted to provide you with a brief update on our progress and immediate next steps. We have no evidence that any Stony Brook University system or user credentials have been exploited by the Heartbleed Bug. However, we feel in order to protect your data and the institution's data and out of an abundance of caution, you should change your Stony Brook NetID password.

To change your Stony Brook NetID password, please follow these directions carefully:


To stay connected to updated Heartbleed Bug information, to get immediate help or support in the password change process, and to review what has been done to date at Stony Brook University, please visit:


Cole W. Camplese
Vice President for Information Technology & CIO
Stony Brook University



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