December 3, 2020

Privacy and Security: About 5 Million Google Logins and Passwords Leaked Online

What happened and it’s ramifications are discussed in several articles below.

it might not be a bad idea to check to see if any of your Google logins/passwords were part of the content shared online. A link to a database where you can check is also found below.

As several articles also point out this might be a good reminder to consider using two-step authorization with Google and the growing number of online services that provide it. While no tool is perfect, using two-step authorization does offer some extra features to keep services more of a challenge for others to hack into.

The Story

Where To Check to See If One or of Your Google Accounts is Included in the Five Milliom

Visit isLeaked.com

UPDATE:

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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