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Have You Been Hacked?

Written by Gary North on October 1, 2016

The breach at Yahoo is said to be huge. Supposedly, 500 million names/emails were stolen.

My first response: How is it possible that Yahoo has been so unprofitable? Any outfit with 500 million names ought to be very profitable.

Verizon just paid $4.8 billion for Yahoo. They did not know about the stolen emails. Oops. My guess: lawyers will be called in soon. The words “incomplete disclosure” come to mind.

I have a little-used Yahoo email account. They lost money on me.

I wanted to know if my email has been leaked. There is a site that lets you check. It’s here: https://haveibeenpwned.com

It has had favorable reviews.

http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1248.htm
http://www.garynorth.com/snip/1249.htm
I will change my passwords. It’s time for me to get one of these:

http://keepass.info
https://pwsafe.org
http://LastPass.com
So many passwords. So little time.

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