The Heartbleed Bug, California Casualty and You
There is some good news among the bad news associated with the Heartbleed bug affecting internet users — California Casualty customers were not affected.
At California Casualty, we protect American heroes. We have also protected you from being victimized by the notorious Heartbleed bug. While many secure webpages were breached by this flaw, California Casualty does not use the version of Open SSL source code that proved vulnerable to cyber-criminals. Your secure information is still secure and California Casualty IT professionals remain ever-vigilant against cyber-attacks and other electronic intrusions.
For your continued internet safety, it is recommended that you occasionally change passwords using a mixture of upper and lower case letters along with numbers and symbols.
All California Casualty customers have an added level of cyber-protection: every policy we sell comes with FREE Identity Theft 911 protection. If you suspect your identity has been compromised, simply call California Casualty at 1.800.800.9410 and ask for a fraud specialist.
Identity Theft 911 also has an extensive article about the Heartbleed bug and security measures you can take to prevent being a victim.
To help you understand this important issue, here are some FAQ's about Heartbleed and protecting your identity: