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Junxiao Shi

How to delete my password from haveibeenpwned.com/ ? I emailed them a list of my passwords but there's no reply.

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Thomas Iguchi

Your passwords are already out there in the open, exposed through data dumps, shared on the Internet and used by crooks.

"Have I Been Pwned" only makes you aware of those leaks, meaning that you should not use those passwords anymore. The only thing you can do is replace those leaked passwords by new ones. Use a password manager for that and random generated passwords.

It's probably worthwhile reading their FAQ to better understand what the service is about, what data leaks are, and how their leak data is stored: haveibeenpwned.com/FAQs

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Junxiao Shi

My password was in Top 5 DEV Comments of the week of 2020-Oct-29. It of course is out in the open.
dev.to/devteam/top-5-dev-comments-...

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Thomas Iguchi

Good for you.