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We are aware of the recent Heartbleed Bug internet vulnerability issue and can confirm that none of the KingsIsle systems or websites were impacted. If you wish to have further clarification about the bug itself visit http://heartbleed.com.
It is not necessary to defeat Kensington Park to proceed beyond Marleybone. Kensington Park is extremely difficult (took me 4-5 hours the two times I did it with a level 45 wizard accompanying my level 34) and most people skip Kensington because of the difficulty.