This article discusses why this is such a big security issue and why, as well as how to prevent becoming a victim to these malicious hackers...
This post was originally posted on my WordPress blog at:
Because this bug is so bad, and the implications of its abuse so broad, so dangerous and so extremely important, I am cross-posting that blog article in many of my blogs. Please do not hesitate to fix this issue for yourself, your family and loved ones. Tell your friends about this problem, as well (or point them to this article).
For your convenience, that article is reprinted below:
I even keep my server details and all sorts of vital info there, I trust it that much.