Notice on SSL v3 and Soapbox

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As you may be aware, an Internet-wide security issue, commonly referred to as POODLE, was identified recently. This issue affects anyone using older browsers that use SSL version 3 (SSLv3), specifically Internet Explorer (IE) 6.

What does this mean for your Soapbox site?

As of nearly three weeks ago, our server technicians took steps to address this potential threat by updating the Soapbox server architecture. Beyond this update, there is no action you need to take to further protect your site.

What does this mean for how your Soapbox site accepts payments?

If your Soapbox site accepts payments through Soapbox Donations, Soapbox Events, or Soapbox Shop, you may have received notice from your payment processor regarding changes to their service with respect to SSLv3. This does not relate to how Soapbox communicates with your payment processor and you can expect no change in service.

What does this mean for how your Soapbox site communicates with Salesforce?

If your Soapbox site integrates with Salesforce, you will likely have been emailed a notice from Salesforce regarding changes to their service with respect to SSLv3. As with the payment processors, this does not relate to how Soapbox communicates with Salesforce and you can expect no change in service.

As always, should you have any questions, please feel free to open a ticket and we'll be happy to respond!

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