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3 GOOGLE SAYS IT MAY HAVE ACCIDENTALLY STORED SOME PASSWORDS IN PLAIN TEXT, THAT COULD'VE BEEN ACCESSED BY HACKERS JAMEY TUCKER EXPLAINS HOW TO FIND OUT IF YOUR PASSWORD WAS STOLEN

((–JAMEY TUCKER REPORTING–)) Google says it traced the bug all the way back to 2005 and says it only impacts business G Suite users The company is now urging businesses to make sure their employees change their password It's another reminder that we should be more careful with the passwords we use Start by checking to see if your passwords have been stolen You can do this easily on the website haveibeenpwned

com Enter your email address, and it searches a data base of data breaches If your email address was compromised, you'll see it here And chances are, you will see it here If you find your email address has been included in a breach and it includes passwords, you should change it for that account You should also check your passwords to see if they've been stolen or used Type it in here, and haveibeenpwned will show how many times it's been seen from data breaches

I checked for the password "Password", one of the worst passwords ever, it's been seen over 35 million times I checked what might even seem like random letters qazwsxedcrfv they're not 3 randomthey're simply letters close to one another on a keyboard Plenty of people apparently use it as a password, it's been seen 34 thousand times If a password you use shows up as being seen, change it And don't use it on more than one account Accounts are hacked every day

Yours shouldn't be one of them That's What the Tech? I'm Jamey Tucker 3 3 (–MELANIE–)TOBIN IS IN NEXT WITH SPORTS

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