Verifications.io Leaked 809 Million Records

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An email marketing company called Verifications.io—which has been taken offline—exposed 809 million records in a database.

In general, the 809 million total records in the Verifications.io trove include standard information like names, email addresses, phone numbers, and physical addresses. But many also include things like gender, date of birth, personal mortgage amount, interest rate, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram accounts associated with email addresses, and characterizations of people’s credit scores (like average, above average, and so on).

As always, use the tool HaveIBeenPwned.com to see if your email was included in a data breach.