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Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services

Russian hackers have stolen 270 million email account logins | #BigData #Microsoft #RT

  • Russian hackers have stolen 270 million email account logins
  • It’s why attackers reuse old passwords found on one account to try to break into other accounts of the same user.
  • It also included tens of millions of credentials for the world’s three big email providers, Gmail, Microsoft and Yahoo, plus hundreds of thousands of accounts at German and Chinese email providers.
  • Hackers know users cling to favorite passwords, resisting admonitions to change credentials regularly and make them more complex.
  • Hundreds of millions of hacked usernames and passwords for email accounts and other websites are being traded in Russia’s criminal underworld, a security expert told Reuters.

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Exclusive: Big data breaches found at major email services

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