Here`s how to find out if your Snapchat data was compromised after hack attack

Last Updated: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 12:43

Washington: Following revelations that around 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers from auto-destruct photo-sharing site Snapchat have been leaked online, a range of web tools could help users check if their data has been compromised.

Websites like GS Lookup-Snapchat, Snapcheck.org, have been specifically developed to help people identify if their data was breached.
According to Cnet, GS Lookup - Snapchat asks a user to enter only their username and if the account info was compromised, it will show the user`s phone number minus the last two digits on the Web page and otherwise show a "You`re Safe" message.

Snapcheck.org asks a user to enter either username or phone number and shows up an alert if the information had been compromised.

The site`s huge trove of user data had been posted on SnapchatDB.info by a group of unidentified people, who have claimed that the site`s security isn`t good enough and the security bug reported recently, still exists and puts user data in jeopardy.

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First Published: Thursday, January 2, 2014 - 12:43

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