A site, known as 'pwned,' will now tell you if hackers have got a hold of your details.
All you have to do is visit 'Have I Been Pwned?' and enter your email address - press 'pwned' and the answer appears.
If you are safe, the following message appears.
The service will also notify you if and when your personal details are compromised by hackers.
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Pwned is a play on the word owned and it was launched by web security expert, Troy Hunt. On the site, he states:
"I created Have I been pwned? as a free resource for anyone to quickly assess if they may have been put at risk due to an online account of theirs having been compromised or "pwned" in a data breach."
The service also lists the top 10 data breaches including, the Ashley Madison hack which involved over 30 million accounts.
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