Has Your Password Been Hacked?

Recently Dropbox has been in the news regarding hacked account credentials. Before that, it was LinkedIn with stolen email addresses and password hashes, and also, Snapchat, Tumblr, Adobe, Android Forums, Bell, Comcast, Dominos, Yahoo, and the list goes on. How does a person know if their login credentials (e.g. email address, password) have been compromised?

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The 25 Worst Passwords of 2013

“If you have a sneaking suspicion that your passwords are bad, we have some upsetting news: They probably are.” If you are still using any of these “top 25” bad passwords …. please, please, please change them right now to a better password. See the bad list on the following page:

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A Hard-to-Hack Password Contains Just 4 Words

“June has already been a bad month for getting hacked. Professional networking site LinkedIn, dating site eHarmony and streaming radio site Last.fm all reported the theft of users’ passwords, altogether involving 8 million accounts. If it hasn’t happened to you already, your chances of having a password stolen in the future are high, but there…

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Top 25 most-hacked passwords revealed

Link: Top 25 most-hacked passwords revealed Another analysis of the most frequently hacked or stolen passwords. Do people never learn?! RT @TweetSmarter

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Ten passcodes you should never, ever use on your iPhone

Link: Ten passcodes you should never, ever use on your iPhone “Are you one of the many people who is using a dangerously easy-to-guess passcode on your smartphone? Maybe you should do something about it – sooner rather than later. The warning comes after new research suggested that many iPhone owners use one of just…

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