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Have I Been Pwned is Now Partnering With 1Password
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Have I Been Pwned is Now Partnering With 1Password

The penny first dropped for me just over 7 years ago to the day: The only secure password is the one you can't remember. In an era well before the birth of Have I Been Pwned (HIBP), I was doing a bunch of password analysis on data breaches and wouldn't you know it - people…

The Legitimisation of Have I Been Pwned
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The Legitimisation of Have I Been Pwned

There's no way to sugar-coat this: Have I Been Pwned (HIBP) only exists due to a whole bunch of highly illegal activity that has harmed many individuals and organisations alike. That harm extends all the way from those in data breaches feeling a sense of personal violation (that's certainly how I feel when I see…

Find out if your password has been pwned—without sending it to a server
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Find out if your password has been pwned—without sending it to a server

Enlarge / Key on digital display Getty Images | D3DamonA new system that securely checks whether your passwords have been made public in known data breaches has been integrated into the widely used password manager, 1Password. This new tool lets customers find out if their passwords have been leaked without ever transmitting full credentials to…

Finding Pwned Passwords With 1Password
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Finding Pwned Passwords With 1Password

Yesterday, Troy Hunt launched Pwned Passwords, a new service that allows you to check if your passwords have been leaked on the Internet. His database now has more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches. Checking your own passwords against this list is immensely valuable. We loved Troy’s new service so much that we…