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Checking password exposure

Tools such as can be used to check if passwords (or other personal data) have been leaked in known data breaches.

Why is it important?

Staying up-to-date with data breaches is important.

Knowledge of an account's details being leaked can provide valuable time to secure an account. Login details can be changed and any recent activity reviewed.

Priority Tier

Behaviours in SebDB are ranked by their impact on risk. Tier 1 behaviours have the biggest impact, Tier 4 behaviours the least.

Tier 1

Risk Mitigated

Account Compromise

Account Compromise

Account compromise happens when unauthorised people access them.

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