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More than 530 million Facebook users from over 100 different countries have just had their personal data leaked online. In a colossal data breach, Facebookers have had their phone numbers, email addresses, and birthdates shared and could find themselves compromised because of it. Facebook has over 2 billion active users but if you are one of the 530 million leaked it is a worry.

Of course, at first, you’ll want to know how to check if you’ve been a part of that breach. In fact, there are a couple of places out there where you can find out if your data has been compromised.

Have I Been Pwned is one of the most well-known websites that tracks data breaches. All you have to do is just follow the link to the site and put in your email address. As simple as that, you will find out not only if you’ve been part of the Facebook breach, but also any of the other breaches in which your data may have been compromised.

Currently, the site is searchable via an email address, however, the site’s creator Troy Hunt has previously considered the inclusion of a phone number search as well. Given the recent breach at the hands of Facebook, it could be perfect timing to add one pronto.

In the meantime, if you are desperate to check your phone number specifically, then Gizmodo suggests a tool created over at The News Each Day. It lets you input your phone number and will check it against the Facebook data leak numbers for you.  But, as Barbara Krasnoff warns at theverge, the site in question is relatively new, so it may be better to stay cautious and stick to checking your email address at Have I Been Pwned. 

So what do you do if you do find out that your data has been compromised? Here are some of the steps you can take: first of all, change the passwords of compromised sites. We suggest using one of the password managers out there so that you can create and track unique passwords for each site. So, if case one is compromised, it won’t affect any others. Also, use two-factor authentication for additional security, and of course, keep track of news of any other breaches.

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