Skip to main content

Has Your Email Account Compromised? Check it With HackNotifier

Has your friend recently received an email from you that you are sure you haven’t sent? Or has your bank recently sent a mail asking you to revert back with your credentials and password. If the answer is yes, then it means your email has been compromised. You should immediately change your passwords to your online accounts. Here is a web service to check whether your email has spoofed or not.

To check whether your email address has compromised or not, visit HackNotifier (it is a free service), enter your email address in the field provided and click on “Have I Been Hacked” button.

The service will instantly show you whether your account has been compromised or not by checking your account against its database. It also shows websites and time on which your account was compromised and gives advice to change your password.

HackNotifier also offers a premium service, which includes instant notifications and alerts you via SMS or email when its databases are updated.

Interested readers check out HackNotifier


Popular posts from this blog

Surf the Web Anonymously With Firefox Add-on Phproxy

There are several web based proxy servers available to surf the internet anonymously or as from another country. The Firefox add-on (Firefox 3 – 4) Phzilla helps you view a webpage or surf the internet using the PHProxy (a type of web based proxy server) proxy servers. It is very easy and convenient to use.

Restore Lost Capacity Of Your USB Flash Drive (How to)

Some malware can hide full capacity of your USB flash drive. For example, a 4GB pen drive sometimes shows only 500kb or less. An interesting part of this situation is that, even after removing the malware or formatting the USB flash drive, you will not get back its original capacity. Therefore, the question here is how to restore a USB flash drive to its full capacity.

Disable automatic Meta refresh/redirect of websites in browser for security reasons[how to]

Generally speaking, Meta refresh is a method used by some websites to instruct a web browser to automatically refresh/redirect the current web page after a given time interval. You can see this type of refresh/redirect especially in media sites. This is some times annoying or can be used for malicious purposes by redirecting you to a malicious site. If you don’t like this feature, you can disable this in your browser. Here is how to disable this in Internet Explore/Chrome, Firefox and Opera. Internet Explorer: Go to Tools - Internet options - Security tab - Custom Level button - Miscellaneous category - set "Allow Meta refresh" to Disable. Firefox: Go to Tools - Options - Advanced - General - Accessibility and tick the option next to ‘Warn me when web sites try to redirect or reload the page’. Alternatively you can use extension RefreshBlocker . Opera: Go to Preferences - Advanced - Network and uncheck "Enable automatic redirection".