YOU may want to check if your email address has been compromised as a huge data leak has been reported.
Data experts Have I Been Pwned tweeted about the hack that compromised multiple sites including an LGBTQ dating site.
Have I Been Pwned tweeted: “New sensitive breach: “Israeli hosting provider CyberServe was breached and ransomed last week.
“Multiple sites were compromised and leaked publicly including LGBTQ dating site Atraf and Machon Mor medical institute. 47% were already in @haveibeenpwned.”
Have I Been Pwned is a website that lets you type in the email address or number you’re worried about and it will tell you if you’ve been involved in a data breach.
The website can tell you how many breaches your information has been involved in and some information about those breaches.
It also has a section showing recent breaches and the amount of people affected by them.
If your data has been involved in one or more breaches you’ll be advised to update your passwords.
Change your passwords to something long and difficult.
You’ll also be advised to enable two factor authentication.
Have I Been Pawned let’s you sign up for notifications about any other breaches.
The website was founded by digital security expert Troy Hunt.
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