Have you been hacked?  Check here.

Have you been hacked? Check here.

Posted on March 20th, 2012 by admin

A new site is up that houses copies of email accounts and passwords that have been compromised by hackers.

These guys are legit and you can enter your email address and see if there is a match in their database.  They have over 12 million compromised email addresses from various sites on the web.

https://pwnedlist.com/

 

If you have been compromised, at a minimum you should change your password.  Even if you have not, changing your password every few months is a very good idea and make sure it is reasonably strong – not “123456” or “password” please!

A good site to help with testing your password is;

https://www.grc.com/haystack.htm

See the full story at “Forbes”:
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/03/19/with-12-million-hacked-accounts-data-pwned-list-launches-as-a-breach-monitoring-service/?ss=cio-network