This week's news on Heartbleed, AdWords and Matts Cutts.
- More information on the Heartbleed bug
Last week, news broke of a security bug that compromised many popular websites. Known as Heartbleed, the bug was "reportedly discovered by a member of Google's security team and a software security firm called Codenomicon," according to Mashable.
A couple of days ago, LWG Consulting published this handy chart to help you identify which sites are vulnerable, and the passwords you should change as a result.
- AdWords data: joining the "not-provided" club?
Paid search keyword data is not going away, despite some misconceptions that made their way 'round the web.
Larry Kim offers a detailed post on what's actually going on with paid search data. You can also check out "Security enhancements for search users" on the Google Ads Developer blog for more information.
- Matt Cutts: "Spam Around the World"
Ever wonder what Matt Cutts' videos would sound like against a club track? No? Well, someone decided to put a "spammy content" mix together on YouTube, anyway.
Albeit strange, it is pretty catchy. Maybe this could become the industry equivalent of "#Selfie."