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More than 1 Billion Passwords Stolen – What to Do

You hear in the news that Yahoo, or some other company, got hacked and your username and password may be in the hands of attackers. There is a way to find out if your credentials were exposed.

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Why is it not Google’s fault?

After last week’s post about the stolen Google and Gmail passwords, one of our valued subscribers wrote back asking why it isn’t Google’s fault that the passwords were stolen.

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LastPass Password Manager Hacked

LastPass password manager announced that they were hacked. That means that attackers might be able to find out all of your passwords. Do this immediately: Change your LastPass password.  If you use any password manager, LastPass or otherwise, two of the most important steps to take include:

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