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How to check if your details have been compromised

Discussion in 'Other Security Related Discussions' started by illumination, Nov 4, 2011.

  1. illumination

    illumination Community Superstar Trusted Member

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    Are you worried that your online accounts might have been compromised? A new service called PwnedList claims to scoop up compromised email addresses and usernames and letting us the public go and check whether theirs is listed...
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  2. imsoadude

    imsoadude Regular Member

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    Its a good idea for users who think they might of been comprimised, this would help them find out if they have or if they havent
  3. moonshine

    moonshine Active Member

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    That's a good checklist for users to check if their accounts have been compromised.
  4. Umbra Polaris

    Umbra Polaris Testing And Review Expert MalwareTips Staff

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    change the passwords every 2-3 weeks, it will never been compromised.
  5. jamescv7

    jamescv7 Active Member

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    Very useful site for determined if the email were compromised and if it does then the user must know how to prevent it, in order would not happen again.
  6. Prorootect

    Prorootect Well-Known Member

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    Another site: Should I Change My Password: https://shouldichangemypassword.com/

    Then Perfect Passwords by GRC site: https://www.grc.com/passwords.htm

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    But .. what is 'secure' today?

    I find this also, Email Trace: http://ip-address-lookup-v4.com/email-trace.php

    '.. it reveals data like the full name, address, phone number and more.' Horrible.

    Hmm .. Email is not secure today, I see ..
  7. moonshine

    moonshine Active Member

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    Good sites Prorootect! Recommending these to my customers.
  8. imsoadude

    imsoadude Regular Member

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    Tried that email look up and works good because my friends account is compromised and sent me a email and checked it apparently it was from the russian federation lol we live in canada

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