Change your password as soon as possible on all the accounts using that email address. For tips on preventing identity theft, see our .
Stolen passwords can end up on the dark web for criminals to buy, sell or use.
Your password can then be used to log into your accounts giving access to more information, which can then be used to commit fraud.
This activity commonly includes buying goods and services, or taking out credit in your name.
If your password is available on the dark web, it might not have been used for fraudulent purposes yet, however, it’s very important to change any breached passwords as soon as possible, to keep your information safe.
You should use a so that you can use strong, unique, and complex passwords with ease.