Watchtower to the rescue

Experian notified me that they found my wife's email address and password on the dark web. Aha. So let's change that.

I took the opportunity to have her check Watchtower, where we found several items using the same password--a couple of them very very dangerous. So I worked with her to understand this and to use Watchtower to help her change a bunch of her logins.

Let me tell you, at $60/year until I die, Watchtower just for this instance probably saved me much more than that. I just thought I'd reinforce that for the lurkers out there.

And a tip of the hat to Experian and their IDNotify service for finding this for me. I have it for free, and probably will for the rest of my life as various entities get hacked and provide me with free monitoring.


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  • ag_anaag_ana

    Team Member

    Thank you so much for writing this @adam1991! I am sorry to hear about the breach, but I am happy that 1Password and Watchtower were able to help you get things sorted out :)

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