Company Data breaches seem to be a common occurrence. Yahoo, LinkedIn and adobe are just a few examples. You can find out if your email address has been compromised as part of a data breach by visiting the website “haveyoubeenpwned”. (Full Article)
The site is operated by Troy Hunt, who has testified on the topic for US Congress. The service checks the status of your email address against breaches such as those that occurred at LinkedIn and adobe. (Full Article)
Troy states that nearly all of theemail address in Have I Been Pwned have appeared in a data breach.” His site is an easy way to see if your email address has been exposed. If so, make sure you have strong unique passwords that are not easily guessed.