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How to check your Android device's vulnerability to Heartbleed bug

A US security company Lookout has released a free app called Heartbleed Detector, which scans users' devices against the bug and reports the results.

tech reviews Updated: Apr 12, 2014 16:17 IST

A US security company Lookout has released a free app called Heartbleed Detector, which scans users' devices against the bug and reports the results.

The Heartbleed bug has become very infamous as it is reportedly troubling people by allowing attackers to access their personal vital information.

According to Cnet, Google has already sent a patch to its partners and to correct the bug, but now users have to wait for them to implement the patch.

Currently, if any device is affected, users cannot do anything about that other than waiting for an update, however they can check whether their device is affected or not with the app.

Watch: How Heartbleed bug works and why you should be bothered