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Heartbleed Bug

We have been made aware of a significant security vulnerability called the “Heartbleed Bug” (OpenSSL Vulnerability). This bug is a flaw in the programming on secure websites that could potentially put your personal information at risk, including passwords, credit card information and email addresses.

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IMPORTANT NOTICE FOR WINDOWS XP USERS:

On April 8, 2014, Microsoft ended technical support and security updates for the Windows XP Operating System and users with that system are no longer fully protected. It is very important that you are running a current Operating System that can receive regular security updates to protect your computer from malicious attacks involving viruses, spyware and other malicious software.

For more information, please visit the following URL from Microsoft. To visit the link, please copy and paste it into your web browser.

windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/end-support-help

We strongly encourage you to utilize a current Operating System and to not conduct banking transactions on a Windows XP machine. If you are not sure if you are running Windows XP, you can hold down the Windows key (between Ctrl and Alt) and press R on your keyboard. Then type winver.exe and hit enter. A window will be displayed with the version of Windows that you are running. This can also be accomplished by clicking Start, then right-clicking My Computer, then selecting Properties. 

If you have any questions, please contact us at 417-895-4664 or 1-800-749-7113 ext. 4664.