OpenSSL (Heartbleed) Vulnerability
First National Bank takes protecting our customers very seriously. There has been a lot of news recently about the discovery of a vulnerability in Open SSL, which is being referred to as the Heartbleed vulnerability. We have been working diligently to insure we protect our customers.
First National Bank's Website and Internet Banking site have been patched. There are no indications that the systems have been improperly accessed due to this issue. As a precautionary measure, you will be required to change your Internet Banking password the next time you logon.
Heartbleed has affected many popular websites. Some of the common websites that are encouraging customers to update their passwords are: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Gmail, DRN Email, Yahoo Mail, GoDaddy, Minecraft and Dropbox.
NOTE: Please remain vigilant against malware contained in email spam. You will likely receive email messages with dire warnings regarding the Heartbleed vulnerability containing links to change your passwords. It is important to update passwords directly through the company's website and NOT by following links contained within emails.
There are various tools available to test sites to see if they are vulnerable to the Heartbleed vulnerability. A couple site testers are http://heartbleed.criticalwatch.com https://www.ssllabs.com/ssltest