How to find out if your e-mail was one of the 773 million exposed in massive data breach
January 22, 2019

From Fortune

It may be time to change your passwords again.

Security experts have discovered what very well could be one of the largest data breach of all time, a collection of 772,904,991 unique emails and 21,222,975 unique passwords.

Called "Collection #1," the breach was initially reported by Troy Hunt and seemingly comes from many different sources, not a single corporate entity. And it's an especially dangerous one as he says it creates 1.16 billion "unique combinations of email addresses and passwords".

People can check to see if their accounts and passwords were compromised at Hunt's "Have I Been pwned?" website...

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