The only good thing these viruses, computer bugs, and security breaches do for me is remind me how reliant I am on a tool that I barely understand. They make me want to learn more.
The way we use computers with little knowledge of the language is a bit like driving a car and not knowing how to change a flat, check the oil and add pressure to the tires and having a manual written in Korean.
The other thing I am is thankful that I have an Apple computer. I seem to have far fewer issues with viruses thanks to Apple. I am also thankful for resources like my tech-savvy friends, bloggers and Mashable.
Here is an overview from Mashable regarding what to do about the latest and greatest bug Heartbleed. Most importantly, which passwords to change.