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4 responses to “Quickhit: How to check if your password was exposed in Gawker hack”

  1. Mary

    I might do a post later in the week on various tools that you can use to have a different password on all websites you visit, so that at least compromises like this don’t expose that password that you use everywhere.

  2. tigtog

    That’s an excellent idea.

  3. RobynCoopstock

    I would love to read that post, Mary!

  4. Rob Cohn

    I found a better site to check for email or usernames…

    http://www.proto6.com/gawkcheck.php

    The site lets you input your email address, username or md5hash.

    It does a case insensitive search and they claim to have even fixed typos in the database.

    They also have have some sort of “fuzzy” search function.

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