Take Collection 1 as an example to show why you can check your privacy leakage online; it helps you choose the correct method to discover personal information leakage.
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|By Timing Good|
Some data are outdated: It isn't from a single data breach; instead, the collection is composed of data pulled together from multiple data breaches and leaks. Some of them happened two to three years ago.Some people think stale data, especially passwords and emails, are not valuable for re-sue. However, in phishing and extortion campaigns, even an outdated password is still possible to cheat unsuspecting users to give their information or even pay a ransom.
Some data are legitimate: Collection 1 has 12,000 files, and a total of 87GB of data, the actual origin of the email addresses and passwords would appear to be multiple sources. Some data may be collected without breaking any law, but dumping them into the public domain or trading them on the dark web will cause legal issues.