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MailChimp plugs a hole that could have leaked your email address

MailChimp has been leaking subscribers’ email addresses. But it’s not the biggest leak ever, and certainly not the most practical to exploit at a large scale.


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LinkedIn warns of Sell Hack browser plugin that claims to reveal hidden email addresses

It sounds like a stalker’s or recruitment advisor’s wet dream, but there are good reasons to be wary of the “Sell Hack” tool that offers to reveal any LinkedIn user’s email address.


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Google makes it easy for strangers to email you, without knowing your email address

Who thought this was a good idea to turn on by default?

Here’s how to restrict Gmail to only allow emails from people who actually, you know, *know* your email address…


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Check if you’re the victim of a database breach with ‘Have I Been Pwned?’

Find out if you might be the victim of a big database breach with this new online tool.


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Want an NSA.org email address? Yours for $139. Miley Cyrus fans need not apply

If you want to sound like a spy, and have over $100 burning a hole in your pocket, this might interest you.

You can now buy your very own @nsa.org email address. Current price? $139.


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How to find the primary email address of any Facebook user. Privacy bug squashed

A security researcher has detailed how he found a way to find out *any* Facebook user’s primary email address, regardless of their privacy settings, by exploiting a weakness on the social network.


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