How to Exploit Recycled Credentials with H8mail to Break into User Accounts

Many online users worry about their accounts being breached by some master hacker, but the more likely scenario is falling victim to a bot written to use leaked passwords in data breaches from companies like LinkedIn, MySpace, and Tumblr. For instance, a tool called H8mail can search through over 1 billion leaked credentials to discover passwords that might still be in use today. How Your Password Ends Up in a Data Breach Data breaches frequently make headlines, but it's often not apparent to the users impacted how this puts them at risk. Breaches are not all the same and can contain... more