With all the recent and continuing breaches, one thing we learned is you can’t rely on a company to tell you. Breaches are reported months and sometimes years later.
If you’d like to check if yours was stolen, the website “Have I been pwned” helps. All you do is put in your username or email address (no passwords!) It then tells you what hacks you’ve been a victim of. I was only the victim of seven on one email address. I consider that lucky.
Fortunately, I use a password manager. All those passwords on those sites were unique, so I was safe. We help clients all the time setup password managers. It’s easy and saves you time and hassle. All you do is remember the password to your password manager and it takes care of everything else.
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