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World’s Largest Security Breach compromises 1.2 billion passwords

August 6, 2014

World’s Largest Security Breach compromises 1.2 billion passwords

What is being called the largest security breach in the world’s history has happened as security researchers claim a Russian crime ring stole confidential Internet information, according to a BBC report on Wednesday.  The information which has been stolen includes 1.2 billion usernames and password combinations.  Additionally, more than 500 million e-mail addresses have been compromised in the theft. continue

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