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Financial institutions should monitor their third party vendors to ensure they are progressing toward addressing any Heartbleed bug vulnerabilities, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council said Thursday.

The group of financial regulators, which includes the NCUA, released background on the bug, which puts websites protected by OpenSSL encryption at risk. OpenSSL is a popular open-source code library for implementing encryption in websites, e-mail servers, and applications and is used in common network services such as web servers, email servers, virtual private networks, instant messaging, and other applications, the FFIEC said.

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