Has Your Email Address Been Pwned? Here’s What To Do Next…

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12.5 million Australian email accounts have been leaked online. Is your email one of those?

To find out if your email address has been published in the data breach, go to https://haveibeenpwned.com/ and follow the prompts.

What should I do if my email was compromised, PC Pitstop?? Well, glad you asked, the best thing to do is to change your password. To stay protected create strong and unique passwords and don’t use the same password for multiple online accounts.

Understand that scams exist and use caution online, don’t open messages or click on links if you don’t know the sender.

Criminals may use information they gather about you from social media in order to make their messages more appealing or appear more authentic. Also the best way to avoid malicious messages is simple —don’t share your email address online unless you need to.

Find out more about by visiting https://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/

check your email security

Written by Ben Waters

Over 20 years helping build small businesses that work. Investor/Adventurer. 15,000+ clients @pcpitstop. 7x award winners.

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