The largest ever collection of data from private accounts, including more than a billion combinations of emails and passwords, has been discovered and exposed. email marketing
Security researchers have found 87GB of data on a hacked website, including documents that have previously leaked from MySpace and LinkedIn, reports Telegrafi.
Troy Hunt, which oversees the ‘Have I Been Pwned’ service, found this data on the MEGA platform, under the heading ‘Collection # 1’. email marketing
“Even if you are part of this collection, even if you have changed your password two or three times, your data is still circulating for everyone to see,” said Hunt.
All those who want to know if your email is part of the collection, just visit haveibeenpëned.com to verify if their data is being exposed.
“There are a total of 1,160,253,228 unique combinations of emails and passwords. “Customers from all over the world are affected,” Hunt added.
The data was collected from more than 2,000 websites including belgium.trans-escort.com, themusichutch.com and botanyconference.org. Bitcointalk.org, which deals with bitcoin trading, is among the websites from which more than half a million data have been leaked.
It is not yet known who is behind these privacy breaches, which have multiple sources from which they obtain information.