Heartbleed Bug: What You Need To Know


There has been a lot of news in the past 24 hours about a security vulnerability in a version of OpenSSL, commonly known as the “Heartbleed Bug”. OpenSSL is a popular cryptographic software library used to help keep Internet communications private, so understandably you may have questions about how this might impact your private information.

 We take the responsibility of keeping your personal information and financial details protected very seriously at Paducah Bank. It is our top concern.

We would like to assure you that with regards to the Heartbleed bug:

1) Your Paducah Bank account is secure

2) Your Paducah Bank account details were not exposed in the past and remain secure

3) You do not need to take any additional action to safeguard your information

4) There is no need to change your password

While we always advise our customers to be cautious and aware of the security of their personal and financial information, in this case we want to reassure you there is no need to be unduly concerned.  When you login to your account using your user name and password these details were not exposed to the OpenSSL vulnerability.

If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us at 270.575.5700.