The leaked email address will display a red alert.
The leaked email address will display a red alert.
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Many people have a habit of using a password for multiple accounts, which increases the chances of you being attacked.

Check if your email/password is leaked

To check if your email/password is leaked, you can visit https://haveibeenpwned.com/. This is where synthesis of leaked data (including username and password) from cyber attacks, web black …

The leaked email address will display a red alert.
The leaked email address will display a red alert.

All you have to do is enter your email address in the space provided and wait a bit for the verification process to complete. If your account was found to be in a leaked list in January 2017 and then you changed your password, it is possible that this leak will not affect you. If you would like to be notified of an email address or username that is leaking in the future, click “Notify me when I get pwned” link.

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In addition, users can also check if password is leaked by going to https://haveibeenpwned.com/Passwords, enter the corresponding password and then click pwned ?. If the password is leaked, the site will immediately display and list the occurrences, of course, you can check multiple times for other passwords.

Check for important accounts’ password leaks.
Check for important accounts’ password leaks.

Besides, you can use dehashed.com, in addition to checking your account is revealed or not, the paid version of this site will help you see what is the password corresponds to the revealed email. You should change the password immediately if the current password matches the leaked password.

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Note, if an important password is leaked, you should make the change immediately. Also install additional password management applications such as LastPass, 1Password … and use different passwords for accounts. Enabling dual-layer authentication will help minimize attacks from crooks even if the password is leaked.

 

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