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Your New Password: Sur**nder

Changing your passwords after Heartbleed won't do much good. That's because passwords are inherently flawed security measures.
Did you change your passwords? It won't make your information any safer. Photographer Britta Pedersen/AFP/GettyImages
Did you change your passwords? It won't make your information any safer. Photographer Britta Pedersen/AFP/GettyImages

Have you changed your passwords since the security flaw known as Heartbleed emerged? Have you made sure they're all long, alphanumeric and randomized? Did you use a unique one for every site -- every bank account, every e-mail address, every music-streaming service, every social media profile and so on?

Congratulations! Your information still isn't safe. That's because passwords, by themselves, can't make it safe.