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Old 07.06.2012, 11:30
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Re: Major security breach at LinkedIn

If you wish to check if your password is possibly one of those hacked, you can go to www.leakedin.org

You enter your password. It is converted - on your machine - to the hashed value, and then this is compared against the file containing the hacked passwords. (This is so that your password is at no time known to the www.leakedin.org website). I.e. it's safe. If you trust me.

If you get a positive, it doesn't mean you've been hacked - someone else may have been using the same password.

if you get a negative, it doesn't mean you haven't been hacked. The file may not be complete.
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