Check online to see if your e-mail details were leaked

An anonymous programmer has set up a searchable database for users to check if their e-mail addresses are among them.
An anonymous programmer has set up a searchable database for users to check if their e-mail addresses are among them.PHOTO: ST FILE

Unknown programmer sets up database that includes over half a million S'pore accounts

Be warned, if you were a LinkedIn, Yahoo Mail or Dropbox user during the first half of the decade.

The e-mail accounts and passwords used to log into those websites are still circulating around the Internet, years after the sites were compromised and had their user data leaked online.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 24, 2018, with the headline 'Check online to see if your e-mail details were leaked'. Print Edition | Subscribe