Friday, November 27

open-source

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‘Have I Been Pwned’ Creator To Take Over Open Source Service

Online security is a major issue these days, and as people rely more on Internet services, their account libraries and login credentials grow as well. Unfortunately, it is practically guaranteed that at some point, attackers will breach a service you use and expose your passwords, login details, and more. There are many tools to help mitigate the threat - password managers, biometric authentication, and two-factor authentication (2FA) can help. Another popular tool is a website called 'They have cheated me?'(HIBP). Made by Troy Hunt, HIBP allows users to enter an email address and view a list of breached accounts attached to that email, as well as details on what data the breach exposed. HIBP was released seven years ago and now Hunt is taking it open source. In a blog post, Hunt...