Got Pwned? Knows

Paul Roberts writes:

With more and more victims of identity theft minted every day, figuring out if you’re one of the unlucky masses with a leaked email password is yeoman’s work. Now one security researcher is trying to make it easy with, a Web site that collects leaked and stolen data, then tells Internet users whether their information is in it.

PwnedList is the brainchild of Alen Puzic, a security researcher who works for HP’s TippingPoint DVLabs on the Advanced Security Intelligence team. The biggest challenge, he says, is staying on top of the tsunami of leaked records – which are pouring in at a rate of 40,000 to 50,000 a week. Puzic chatted(*) with Threatpost editor Paul Roberts via Skype this week.

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