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Massive Collection of 2.2 Billion Usernames and Passwords Circulated in Hacker Forums

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The massive collection of the breached database was identified by security researcher Chris Rouland from torrented files. He said WIRED that the collection has already circulated widely among the underground hacker forums.

Rouland could see that the database has been downloaded for more than 1,000 times and seeded by more than 130 people.

 

The massive collection of the breached database was identified by security researcher Chris Rouland from torrented files. He said WIRED that the collection has already circulated widely among the underground hacker forums.

Rouland could see that the database has been downloaded for more than 1,000 times and seeded by more than 130 people.

Before two weeks a massive collection “Collection#1” found by security researcher Troy Hunt from MEGA cloud storage. The collection contains 773 million records and have merely 87GB of data.

Before two weeks a massive collection “Collection#1” found by security researcher Troy Hunt from MEGA cloud storage. The collection contains 773 million records and have merely 87GB of data.

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