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Interesting article from the "Windows Secrets" newsletter. Good reading about whether or not your email address and password has been compromised. You can do a quick check to see if yours has.
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Nope. Thanks for the useful info though. I did not realize that Lifehacker was part of their "family" of sites. I've never really associated Gawker with tech sites till now.

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Yep. There's a bunch of them. Look on the bottom of the page in Lifehacker for example. Scary stuff!
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Yes. Only for one of my "fake email" accounts though...the one I input to websites that I know will most likely send me crap from other soliciting websites.

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Yes. Only for one of my "fake email" accounts though...the one I input to websites that I know will most likely send me crap from other soliciting websites.
Looks like it was a good call on your part!
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My only question - are they keeping the email addresses you put in to check?

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My only question - are they keeping the email addresses you put in to check?
That's what I was thinking and what keeps me from entering my email address.

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My only question - are they keeping the email addresses you put in to check?
Was thinking the same thing so I used my username instead.
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Nope, which is good, though I have a few "throwaway" emails and passwords for such sites.
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