4 Useful Websites You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

As of today, there are a number of One Billion websites online. To put that into context, you’d have to visit a new page every second for 30 years to get through it all.

With that in mind, here’s our look at 4 useful websites you’ve probably never heard of….


1. Have I Been Pwned?

Have I Been Pwned? (HIBP) is a website that allows internet users to check if their personal data has been leaked or compromised by data breaches. The service collects and analyzes dozens of database dumps and pastes containing information about hundreds of millions of leaked accounts, and allows users to search for their own information by entering their username or email address. Users can also sign up to be notified if their email address appears in future dumps. The site has been widely touted as a valuable resource for internet users wishing to protect their own security and privacy. Have I Been Pwned? was created by security expert Troy Hunt on 4 December 2013.

As of March 2016, Have I Been Pwned? receives around ten thousand daily visitors. As of February 2017, the site has over 1 million active email subscribers and contains records of over 3.9 billion accounts from over 227 data breaches.

Check now! if your data has been leaked/hacked or not, go to https://haveibeenpwned.com/ and enter your email address or username.


2. Panopticlick

Is your browser safe against tracking?

When you visit a website, online trackers and the site itself may be able to identify you – even if you’ve installed software to protect yourself. It’s possible to configure your browser to thwart tracking, but many people don’t know how.

Panopticlick will analyze how well your browser and add-ons protect you against online tracking techniques. We’ll also see if your system is uniquely configured—and thus identifiable—even if you are using privacy-protective software.

To check if your browser is safe, go to > https://panopticlick.eff.org/  > Click on TEST ME .


3. Submarine Cable Map

submarine communications cable is a cable laid on the sea bed between land-based stations to carry telecommunication signals across stretches of ocean. The first submarine communications cables, laid in the 1850s, carried telegraphy traffic. Subsequent generations of cables carried telephone traffic, then data communications traffic. Modern cables use optical fiber technology to carry digital data, which includes telephone, Internet and private data traffic.

See the submarine cable map of your country https://www.submarinecablemap.com/#/


4. FireEye Cyber Threat Map

FireEye, Inc. is a publicly listed enterprise cybersecurity company[1] that provides products and services to protect against advanced cyber threats, such as advanced persistent threats and spear phishing. Founded in 2004, the company is headquartered in Milpitas, California.

In this website you can see active threats happening at the moment, go to > https://www.fireeye.com/cyber-map/threat-map.html  > Click on View Full Screen.


Aadil Shaikh

Information Technology Engineer, a Free lancer, passionate Blogger, a Web Geek, and Founder of AskDNerd.

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