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How To Check If You've Been Hacked Within Seconds

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Tom Hale

Senior Journalist

clockMay 6 2016, 19:52 UTC
228 How To Check If You've Been Hacked Within Seconds
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Even if your password is a bit more complicated that “qwerty,” your information is always out there in the big, bad world of the Internet. Just this week, it was revealed that hundreds of millions of account details had been stolen from many popular email services and websites.

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So, if you’re worried or curious that your account could be compromised, head over to haveibeenpwned.com. Simply by tapping in your email address or username, you’ll instantly be able to find out whether any information from your account has been leaked.

If there is “no pwnage found” on your accounts, it’s still not a bad idea to change your password regularly. But while you’re at it, perhaps it’s best to stay away from these most popular passwords.


Technology
  • internet,

  • hacking,

  • cyber security,

  • data security,

  • passwords

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