Oh yes!! Bitcoin got the better of a few unfortunate Gmail users with reports of over 5 million accounts hacked & leaked on a Russian Bitcoin forum. Source
The odds of your account being in the list of the hacked database is highly unlikely as the forum admins have already curbed the issue by reportedly removing the password list. However having said that, it’s always best to be sure. Blog for bytes came across the following source and in true conceptual rephrasing centric blog re-blogged strategy triumphs by re-sharing this handy tool.
The best part should you chose to use the tool is the smart privacy secured option of checking if the Gmail account is compromised by allowing to replace up to 3 characters of the account username with asterisk sign (e.g., for email@example.com enter firstname.lastname@example.org). Source
The results are shown based on the count of matches using this pattern.
Pretty smart right!!
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Pallab Kakoti | Author Bio
Published: 14 September 2014
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