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... as it contains no hint of where the alleged hacked passwords were gotten FROM.

That kinda matters


It sure does. Not long ago I had changed passwords on sites that had notified me of password breaches, so now I don't know if the breached passwords are from sites I had already changed my passwords on, or other sites.

Since I use a password manager and most of my passwords are different, my exposure would be limited to individual sites ... unless it is my email account (often used for password recovery, meaning, once one has taken over my email, they can use the "I forgot my password" links on other sites).

Those who use the same passwords on multiple sites are probably more at risk, as are those who use the "Login with Google" or "Login with Facebook" links.
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