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Exactly what I needed this morning.
 
If Github just sent you mail asking you to review your ssh key(s) due to their recent security breach, you will see a page that asks you to review your ssh keys by their fingerprint.

Since not everyone knows how to get the fingerprint for the key that they uploaded, I thought I'd help spread the word. (You can verify what I'm saying by reading the ssh-keygen man page.)

Run:
ssh-keygen -l -f ~/.ssh/id_dsa.pub
or
ssh-keygen -l -f ~/.ssh/id_rsa.pub
...depending, of course, on whether you use an RSA or DSA keypair.

You can then compare the output to the output that Github shows you in its verification screen.
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Brian Armstrong is a software engineer and entrepreneur living in San Francisco, CA.  He is currently Technical Project Manager at Airbnb.com and previously founded UniversityTutor.com.  He holds a BA in economics and a masters in computer science from Rice University in Houston, TX. His personal blog can be found at StartBreakingFree.com