The I Been Pwned team has teamed up with the FBI to collect more stolen passwords



Have I been Pwned, the go-to site to check if your email or password was exposed in a data breach (and if so, how many times), has teamed up with the US FBI to bolster its database with hacked credentials at the time the appropriate. It is also open source.

The HIBP website is a gem on the Internet. It was started by Troy Hunt, a web security consultant and member of the Microsoft Regional Administrator Program (who is not a Microsoft employee), who was excited to create the service after a security breach at Adobe in 2013 exposed the login credentials of 150 million accounts. This was the single largest breach of customer accounts at the time.

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