Heartbleed Security Update

This week, an online security vulnerability known as “Heartbleed” was disclosed that potentially impacted a large number of sites on the Internet.

  • Personal Capital updated its site to close the vulnerability, and we have no indication of any unusual activity.
  • As an additional precaution, you may change your Personal Capital password and PIN.
  • If you change your passwords for other financial sites, remember to update your new passwords on Personal Capital.
  • Use Personal Capital to quickly review all transactions from all your financial accounts – log in yourself or use our daily monitoring email.  This provides an early warning system for suspicious activity in any of your accounts.

The likelihood of a problem is low, but caution is advised and our service makes it easy to monitor your accounts.


The content contained in this blog post is intended for general informational purposes only and is not meant to constitute legal, tax, accounting or investment advice. You should consult a qualified legal or tax professional regarding your specific situation. Keep in mind that investing involves risk. The value of your investment will fluctuate over time and you may gain or lose money.
Any reference to the advisory services refers to Personal Capital Advisors Corporation, a subsidiary of Personal Capital. Personal Capital Advisors Corporation is an investment adviser registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Registration does not imply a certain level of skill or training nor does it imply endorsement by the SEC.

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