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Facebook data breach: Have i been pwned?

Have i been pwned? Is  free resource for anyone to quickly assess if they may have been put at risk due to an online account of theirs having been compromised or “pwned” in a data breach. Have a look!

https://haveibeenpwned.com/

The word “pwned” has origins in video game culture and is a leetspeak derivation of the word “owned”, due to the proximity of the “o” and “p” keys. It’s typically used to imply that someone has been controlled or compromised, for example “I was pwned in the Adobe data breach”.

 

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