Tags Troy Hunt

Have I Been Pwned enlists KPMG to find a buyer

by Jeff Stone

The website has a solid reputation for its efforts to improve consumer cybersecurity — and it also serves 3 million people with breach notifications.

Nearly 773 million email addresses leaked, spelling trouble for people who re-use passwords

by Jeff Stone

Some 140 million email addresses and 10 million passwords are new to Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned website, the free service that tracks whether user credentials have been made available in data dumps.

Firefox is adding 'Have I Been Pwned' alerts

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

HaveIBeenPwned.com maintains a database of major breaches, so people can know when sensitive data including usernames and passwords are stolen by hackers.

Disqus confirms 2012 database breach impacting 17.5 million users

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

The snapshot includes email addresses, user names, sign-up dates, and last login dates in plain text for 17.5 million users.

711 million email addresses found in popular banking malware's spambot

by Patrick Howell O'Neill

A widespread and evolving banking malware threat was found to be using a massive spambot setup.