Have My Passwords Been Compromised After Being on a Public Hotspot?

Episode 1836 (1:15:55)

Eric from Yorba Linda, CA
HaveIBeenPwned.com

Eric wants to know what can happen to his iPhone if he's on an unsecured wifi network, like a local hotspot? He transferred his passwords from one phone to another. Leo says that browsers now are checking a database of breaches, and they can let you know what websites have been compromised. So it's unlikely your passwords werre compromised. But the website you visit could have been, and therefore your passwords may be vulnerable. To verify, check out HaveIBeenPwned.com. You can check your email, mobile phone number, or even your passwords. That's what Leo recommends using a password manager like Last Pass. You let it generate your passwords and they are completely secure.