Facebook, one of the largest social media platforms worldwide is questioned for its security as millions of its users have been part of an online data leak. This data leak includes personal information like contact details, full names, locations, birthdates, bio, relationship status, email addresses associated with respective Facebook accounts. According to the statistics, the leak consists of details of 32.3 million users from the US, 11.5 million from the UK, 7.3 million from Australia, and 6.1 million from India.
So, what can you do to ensure your safety and check whether your data has been breached? Try the ‘Have I Been Pwned’ website by entering your email and getting it verified. Once you find the result, if your email has been breached then you can follow a simple three-step process:
- Use the password manager 1Password.com and protect yourself with safe and strong passwords for each website.
- Enable Two Factor Authentication while storing codes inside your 1Password account.
- Subscribe to their notifications to know further about any other breaches and in that case just change your unique password.