A Quick & Easy Email Breach Check
Last week we talked about all the email addresses and passwords that were stolen years ago and are just being exploited now.
I’ll bet you’re asking, “Is there an easy way to tell if I should worry?”
Yes there is! You can check to see if your email address is associated with a hacked website. You can also learn what kind of information was stolen from that site. Just go to ‘;– have i been pwned?, a site that matches your email address with a database of compromised user information. If your email address has never been part of a breach, you will see this:
But if your email is associated with an account that was exposed during a breach, you will see something like this:
What do I do if my address was involved in a breach?
Change your password!
Yes! This would be a good time review all of the security measures at your company. Contact a managed IT service provider for an evaluation. They will make sure your data is safe!
July 19, 2016
Author: CMIT Solutions of Gilbert and Mesa