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Has the email address and password combination you use to log into your Joomla site (or other sites) ever been exposed in a data breach? You can find out a reliable answer to that question by checking out to see if you have ever been Pwned.

 

 

00:00 Introduction and Sponsor

00:20 Overview of "Pwned"

01:00 Checking for Breaches with HaveIBeenPwned.com

01:44 Example of Email Breach

02:16 Using Password Managers and Conclusion

 

Summary

 

In this video, Tim Davis discusses the concept of being "pwned" and demonstrates how to check if an email address has been involved in data breaches using HaveIBeenPwned.com. Tim highlights the importance of regularly checking for breaches to enhance security. He recommends using password managers like 1Password or Bitwarden to manage passwords securely. The video concludes with Tim encouraging viewers to subscribe for more Joomla-related content.

Introduction and Sponsor: Tim Davis introduces the video and acknowledges a viewer's suggestion from Facebook. He mentions the sponsor, MySites.Guru, offering free site audits for Joomla sites.

Overview of "Pwned": Tim explains the term "pwned," which originated from gaming culture and refers to being dominated or losing control. In the context of the video, it means checking if an email address has been exposed in a data breach.

Checking for Breaches with HaveIBeenPwned.com: Tim demonstrates how to check if an email address has been involved in a data breach using HaveIBeenPwned.com. He enters an email address and explains the results, showing whether it has been exposed in breaches and any related details.

Example of Email Breach: Tim shares an example of an email address that has been involved in data breaches, highlighting the importance of checking for breaches regularly. He suggests using this tool for clients or friends to help them stay informed about potential security risks.

Using Password Managers and Conclusion: Tim recommends using password managers like 1Password or Bitwarden to enhance password security and manage passwords for different sites. He emphasizes the importance of checking for breaches to mitigate security risks.

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Tim Davis is the founder and owner of Cybersalt.
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