Happy Thursday! 770 MEEELLLION email addresses and passwords found in yuge data breach

Happy Thursday! 770 MEEELLLION email addresses and passwords found in yuge data breach

This post was originally published on another site. Now is a good time to get a password manager app Infosec researcher Troy Hunt has revealed that more than 700 million email addresses have been floating around “a popular hacker forum” – along with a very large number of plain text passwords. The data dump, which Hunt has uploaded to his Have I Been Pwned site for people to check if they’re included, comprises “1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords”, in Hunt’s words. “I found a combination of different delimiter types including colons, semicolons, spaces and indeed a combination...

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Happy Thursday! 770 MEEELLLION email addresses and passwords found in yuge data breach

Happy Thursday! 770 MEEELLLION email addresses and passwords found in yuge data breach

This post was originally published on another site. Now is a good time to get a password manager app Infosec researcher Troy Hunt has revealed that more than 700 million email addresses have been floating around “a popular hacker forum” – along with a very large number of plain text passwords. The data dump, which Hunt has uploaded to his Have I Been Pwned site for people to check if they’re included, comprises “1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords”, in Hunt’s words. “I found a combination of different delimiter types including colons, semicolons, spaces and indeed a combination...

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