Cases of data leaks are increasing rapidly in India. Recently, LinkedIn's data was leaked, which included the e-mail IDs and phone numbers of millions of users. In such a situation, if you are worried that if your phone number or e-mail ID has been leaked, then there is no need to worry at all. Today we will tell you a special way in this news, with the help of which you will be able to find out whether your mobile number or e-mail id has been leaked or not. Let's know about this process...
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- Go to the haveibeenpwned.com website in your phone, computer, or laptop's web browser
- Now you will get a captcha code, enter it
- After this, a new tab will open, in which you will have to enter your e-mail id or mobile number
- If your mobile number or e-mail id was not leaked, then you will get no pwnage found! You will get the message. But if Oh no—pwned! written, it means that your mobile number or e-mail id has been leaked
Follow these tips to keep personal data safe
Keep in mind that the password for each account should be different. Using the same password across all accounts can prove to be harmful. This increases the chances of data leaks. Also, hackers can easily break into your accounts.
Use two-factor authentication. With this, even if the hacker has the password for your account, he will not be able to access your account. Let us tell you that to open the account with this feature, authentication is required twice.
Always update your smartphone. By doing this, the security patches present in your phone are upgraded, which makes your phone even more secure. Also, you get many security features in the new update. With these features, you can keep your data safe.