Chronoscope
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-56650387

Quoted from link above ^
"People can now enter their phone numbers into a website to see if they appeared in a recent Facebook data breach.
Details of more than 530 million people were leaked in a database online, largely consisting of mobile numbers.
Previously, users of the platform could only search for email addresses. Visitors to the website can now enter their mobile number into a search box, and the website will confirm if it has appeared in the leaked database".

Have you been pwned?
https://haveibeenpwned.com/

Luckily my phone hasnt but one of my emails has :sadnod: lesson learned I guess.

What to do if you've been pwned:
https://computing.which.co.uk/hc/en-...-ve-been-pwned
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My old email has, but neither my new email nor my phone number have which is fortunate.
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Yep, most of my email addresses have. I actually closed a few down today after reading the article.
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Ah my email has so many times, thankfully not my phone number apparently, i keep getting fun emails saying ive signed up as 'a sexy hot russian teenager' to random websites now :rolleyes:
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Ah my email has so many times, thankfully not my phone number apparently, i keep getting fun emails saying ive signed up as 'a sexy hot russian teenager' to random websites now :rolleyes:
Apologies but just to leave no stone unturned, you’re definitely not a sexy hot Russian, are you?
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(Original post by imlikeahermit)
Apologies but just to leave no stone unturned, you’re definitely not a sexy hot Russian, are you?
Alas, not yet, but in these fun times i can identify as whatever i like so consider me a Russian supermodel
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Totally crazy how many services store or have stored their users' passwords in plaintext. Takes like 3 lines of code to hash and salt a password before saving.
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