2.2 billion Unique Account Details Dumped On Torrent Sites Which Makes The Biggest Breach EVER Even Bigger

Remember when there was that massive breach happened a little while ago where 773 million records were exposed? Though it later turned out that this breach was out there for a while, it was still huge. It just got bigger as Wired is reporting that even more records are now out there. 2.2 Billion unique records to be precise:

“This is the biggest collection of breaches we’ve ever seen,” says Chris Rouland, a cybersecurity researcher and founder of the IoT security firm Phosphorus.io, who pulled Collections #1–5 in recent days from torrented files.

Much of the stolen information stems from prior breaches of Yahoo, LinkedIn, and Dropbox. But it has just now surfaced with these massive dumps. That’s very very scary. And you need to ensure that you’re not part of that. There are two places that you need to go to ensure that you’re safe:

Happy Friday!

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One Response to “2.2 billion Unique Account Details Dumped On Torrent Sites Which Makes The Biggest Breach EVER Even Bigger”

  1. […] the effects will go on for months and years. Still, it’s not as big as the data breach that involved 2.2 billion accounts that came to light earlier this year. But it is still […]

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