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Comment by Peter Oh on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 26, 2022 02:29 AM)
Ernest's recommended procedure may have taken him only 5 minutes but I can guess how long it might take me. I also use LastPass but find it slow, awkw...
Comment by Ernest N. Wilcox Jr. on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 26, 2022 12:43 AM)
I use LastPass to store/generate long, strong passwords. I have registered my two email accounts for notifications from Have I Been Pwned in the event...
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You have had wonderful support, I have had your lifetime virus protection since around 2012.....
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Yes, there are maniac drivers who should get heavy fines for endangering other drivers. But as Sean and Alex said, governments are using fines as a p...
Comment by Alois M. on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 08:44 PM)
Banks are especially concerned about their customers' security. Like U.S. Bank, and others. (Or at least they say that.) When using their website, the...
Comment by Charley on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 08:09 PM)
Bob, you may not know but Breach Alarm is gone. "After over ten years, we regret to inform you that BreachAlarm has been discontinued." EDITOR'S N...
Comment by Charley on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 08:04 PM)
My email address is definitely out there. So I get a lot of spam. I have had the same email for almost 30 years and I don't want to change it. I am ve...
Comment by Bob Kinsler on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 07:56 PM)
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Comment by Jim M on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 07:27 PM)
I used the Have I Been Pwned website and it showed my email address had been stolen. Now I get junk emails showing they come from Facebook. Emails ar...
Comment by Ryan James on Worst Data Breaches of 2021 (what you need to know, and do) (January 25, 2022 07:03 PM)
If you are hacked or a company has a data breach, you can change passwords, credit card numbers, and such, but you cannot change your date of birth or...

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