We presenlty live a world full of constant breaches and cyberattacks. Password security is essential. It is also however, a huge challenge for IT professionals and employees a like.In light of there challenges, a large number of companies still manage their password manually. You are more likely to find that most of these companies leave it to their employees to come up with their own personal password behaviour. This can only result in poor password hygiene which causes wide range of problems such as breached/compromised passwords.
Pwned password are real world passwords that have been breached/comprised by them being exposed to data breach. These breached/comprised password are no longer suitable for continued use because they are at a greater risk of being used to hijack and control other exposed accounts, through common attack such as Credentail Stuffing and Password Spraying.
"Have I been pwned?" is probably the foremost question on your mind right now. The plain-english translation of the question would be "Has my account been compromised in a data breach? Which leads to even more question like "How do I even begin to check for a data breach?" Of "If I have been breached, what do I need to do for solutions?" This post will offer you some guidance on how to know if you have been pwned, eradicate/minimized it and protect yourself from being pwned.
The most recognizable symptom of a pwned account would be any strange activities that where not authorized by the owner(s) of the account. Strange activities in the form of unauthorized purchased in the cases of pwned cash accounts and strange posts and messages in cases of pwned email or social media accounts.
Our safepass.me enterprise password enforcement solution is designed to eliminate pwned passwords by integrating with the popular website, Have I been Pwned developed and maintained by Troy Hunt, to monitor your daily logins for any vulnerabilities or potential security breaches. The Have I Been Pwned website is the most comprehensive database of stolen, reached/compromised passwords put together by Troy Hunt. An Australian security professional. Our safepass.me protection prevents you from selecting any these pwned passwords.
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