Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Seven Hundred Million

Nick Heer:

That’s approximately how many passwords to popular web services were leaked over the past week or so, as lists from LinkedIn, Tumblr, MySpace, and others have all showed up for sale on pseudonymous marketplaces.

Troy Hunt is the creator of Have I Been Pwned, a service that allows you to type in your email address or username and see if your account is among those compromised by major security breaches:

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