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Gmail Hacked: Were you one of them?

Gmail Hacked: Were you one of them?

Gmail Hacked: Were you one of them?

September 24, 2014 by

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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