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RockYou password list.

In 2009 a hacker broke into a website with millions of users and downloaded the entire user database. What that hacker did with the data has changed the way we view account security even today.

Download the RockYou password list here: https://wiki.skullsecurity.org/Passwords

Check out https://haveibeenpwned.com to see if your email has been in a breach.

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JACK: Let’s start out with tell us your name and what do you do.

TROY: My name is Troy Hunt. I am an Australian security researcher, I guess. That term seems to be used a lot. I run the data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned? I write some online training for people, and speak at events.

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