How To Find Out If You’ve Been Hacked In Under A Minute

 

 

 

 

 

” If it feels like the Internet is plagued by seemingly constant cybersecurity breaches, sometimes the best thing you can do is find out if your usernames and passwords are already owned by an enterprising criminal.

  The search engine Have I been pwned? (HIBP) is one of your best free and easy bets to find out if your sensitive information is floating out in cyberspace for all to see. There are other worthwhile options but HIBP’s new real-time monitoring tool separates it from the pack. 

  HIBP, which has provided easy access to stolen user credentials from newsworthy security breaches since last year, just introduced a major new feature that gives it access to about 175 million vulnerable accounts—a number that will keep growing rapidly—and alerts your within a minute to possible problems.

  Now, with the new feature, scores of smaller breaches are documented and made easy for anyone to search.”

 

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