Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach

Posted on December 9, 2013. Filed under: Security | Tags: , , |

ZDNet’s Larry Seltzer has suggestions on checking to see if your passwords have been stolen:

[updated 1.2.2014]

Have I been pwned? Check if your email has been compromised in a data breach — checks multiple sites.  And yes — my Adobe password was compromised in the recent big breach, but I already changed it, so I expected that to show up, and it did.

Update: this service now allows you to enter your email address and be notified if your email shows up in a list of stolen info.

Commercial (pay) service is Should I Change My Password? which will tell you somebody has it but you have to pay to find out who.

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