Have I Been Pwned?

Hacking

How to Expand the 'Have I Been Pwned' Brand

A tongue-in-cheek proposal to make Have I Been Pwned’s brand even more valuable.
Jake Davis
6.25.19
Hacking

The Biggest Data Breach Archive on the Internet Is for Sale

Troy Hunt, the owner and founder of the site, announced that he’s actively looking for a buyer.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
6.11.19
Hacking

The ‘Biggest EVER’ Collection of Hacked Passwords Is Not That Bad

Someone put together a massive list of 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords. But there’s really no reason to panic.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
1.17.19
Another Day Another Hack

Thousands of Bestiality Website Users Exposed in Hack

In a sign of just how hackers can obtain really sensitive data, image boards are circulating email addresses and other alleged account details on users of at least one bestiality site.
Joseph Cox
3.29.18
Futures

Open Database Exposes Millions of Job Seekers’ Personal Information

Stop leaving shit on the open internet.
Joseph Cox
11.10.16
porn

Nearly 800,000 Brazzers Porn Site Accounts Exposed in Forum Hack

Another day, another hack originating from poorly maintained vBulletin software.
Joseph Cox
9.5.16
Gaming

'Grand Theft Auto' Fan Site Hacked

The data contains users' email addresses, hashed passwords, dates of birth, and IP addresses.
Joseph Cox
8.23.16
Hacking

Hacked: Private Messages From Dating Site ‘Muslim Match’

Joseph Cox
6.29.16
security

Hackers Steal BitTorrent Forum Users' Emails, Passwords, IP Addresses

The data includes email addresses, usernames, IP addresses, and hashed passwords.
Joseph Cox
6.8.16
Hacking

Another Day, Another Hack: 7 Million Accounts for Minecraft Community ‘Lifeboat’

Security researcher Troy Hunt obtained data containing email addresses and passwords hashed with the weak MD5 algorithm.
Joseph Cox
4.26.16
security

The Rise of ‘Have I Been Pwned?’, an Invaluable Resource in the Hacking Age

From Ashley Madison to everyday breaches, Troy Hunt's site tries to keep victims in the loop.
Joseph Cox
3.10.16
privacy

'I'm Desperate:' Ashley Madison Users Confide in a Security Researcher

Confusion, fear, and despair. The personal side of the hack on the infidelity website.
Troy Hunt
8.24.15