Russian hackers amass 1.2B stolen Web credentials

    Date06 Aug 2014
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByDave Wreski
    Criminals in Russia have amassed a huge database of 1.2 billion stolen user names and passwords and half a billion email addresses, a U.S.-based Internet security company said Wednesday. The data, believed to be the single biggest horde of stolen Internet identity information ever collected, was garnered from attacks that reached into every corner of the Web and hit around 420,000 sites, said Hold Security.
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