Gmail Hacked: Were you one of them?
It was reported on a variety of sources including CNN that a collection of 5 million Gmail addresses and passwords have been leaked.
How to check
Here's a great too for you to check to see if your gmail.com address was compromised with this tool: https://lastpass.com/gmail/
What to do
If your email password was compromised, change it immediately. This doesn't mean gmail is a poor provider, this just means no company is immune to hackers or security breaches.
Best Practices for Passwords
The infographic below takes a look at the reality of our bad password practices, highlighting the ongoing use of weak, dictionary-based passwords that are leaving us vulnerable:
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