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Old 05-17-2017, 12:03 PM   #1
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560 million passwords leaked

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Which is why I don't have just one password or even 2 or 3.

I tailor my password to each website. I do hate ones that don't allow special characters, because I use them in passwords.
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FWIW - this is a compilation of previous breaches - not new breaches. I checked my email address(es) and found that I was listed because of a linkedin breach from several years... I've changed passwords several times since that breach.
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Old 05-17-2017, 01:18 PM   #4
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I'm the neighborhood computer guy. There are lots of very weak passwords out there, usually held by the people who never enable two-factor authentication because it's too complicated, and don't update their system software for fear it will break something. These are the anti-vaxxers of the digital world.
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This website, from the article, is sort of interesting though. To see if you have been in one of the breaches.

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
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I'm the neighborhood computer guy. There are lots of very weak passwords out there, usually held by the people who never enable two-factor authentication because it's too complicated, and don't update their system software for fear it will break something. These are the anti-vaxxers of the digital world.
You mean c7tw00d isn't clever enough? Darn.
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This website, from the article, is sort of interesting though. To see if you have been in one of the breaches.

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
My old email that at a time I used as primary shows breached.
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Now would be a good time to make any weak passwords stronger.
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You mean c7tw00d isn't clever enough? Darn.
Stop showing my password around, or I'm going to have to change it... !!
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:18 PM   #10
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My personal emails were not hacked but my w*rk email was. This isn't a total shock since Megacorp set up all employees with free personal identity theft protection
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Old 05-17-2017, 04:33 PM   #11
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A few of my emails at various websites were hacked. Since every site gets its own password and many get their own email address, it's not a worry unless address is released as well.


One of my hacked emails is currently being sent lots of scammer emails about weight loss

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This website, from the article, is sort of interesting though. To see if you have been in one of the breaches.

https://haveibeenpwned.com/
It's legit...I know people
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I use lastpass and it generates my passwords for most of the sites I really want to keep private, I also have two person on all the financial sites, or any site that has my credit card. i.e. Amazon. I figure if a password like this: pOWiy@8oUuflW4R0 is hacked, well it's just not my day.
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