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A single, mysterious server exposed 1.2 billion user records

A single, mysterious server exposed 1.2 billion user records

No one knows who owns the Google Cloud drive that exposed 1.2 billion user records, seemingly merged from data-brokers like People Data Labs and Oxydata, who may have simply sold the data to a
Mozilla's Tweaking Firefox's Password Manager to Tell You When Saved Logins Have Been Stolen

Mozilla's Tweaking Firefox's Password Manager to Tell You When Saved Logins Have Been Stolen

You can’t spend hours combing through archives of breached data to see if your login credentials were leaked, so Mozilla’s rebranded in-browser password manager, Lockwise, will soon notify users if

Nest's "ease of use" imperative plus poor integration with Google security has turned it into a hacker's playground

40 years ago, antitrust law put strict limits on mergers and acquisitions, but since the Reagan era, these firewalls have been dismantled, and now the biggest companies grow primarily by snapping up
New Massive Security Breach Exposes 773 Million Passwords

New Massive Security Breach Exposes 773 Million Passwords

A new massive data breach has leaked 773 million email addresses and associated passwords. The post New Massive Security Breach Exposes 773 Million Passwords appeared first on ExtremeTech.

Collection 1 data breach covers more than 772 million email addresses

If you're signed up for one of the many services that alerts you to data breaches when they're discovered (if you're not, you probably should be) then you likely have an email waiting for you. Troy

Largest dump in history: 2.7 billion records; 773 million of them unique; 140 million never seen before

A dump called "Collection #1" has been released by parties unknown, containing email addresses and cracked passwords: in its raw form, it contains 2.7 billion records, which Troy "Have I Been Pwned"

Firefox Monitor: get alerts if your data shows up in a breach

Firefox Monitor is a new service from Mozilla that draws on data from Have I Been Pwned? (previously) to keep you informed when your data is breached and shows up online. The service also includes

Firefox Monitor will tell you when your passwords are compromised

After a few months of testing, Mozilla has launched its free Firefox Monitor service that notifies users when their credentials are stolen as part of a data breach. The website, which is essentially
Firefox and 1Password now bring data breach notifications to you

Firefox and 1Password now bring data breach notifications to you

Firefox and 1Password have made it much easier to find out if your email address and password have ever been been leaked due to a data breach. 1Password now comes integrated with the Have I Been Pwned

Ticketfly hacker stole more than 26 million email and home addresses

A hacker has leaked personal information for more than 26 million Ticketfly users after last week's data breach. That's according to Troy Hunt, the founder of Have I Been Pwned, which lets you check
Facebook finally has a form where you can check whether Cambridge Analytica stole your data

Facebook finally has a form where you can check whether Cambridge Analytica stole your data

Want to know if Facebook let Cambridge Analytica steal your person information? to check, but you'll need a Facebook login, so it won't work if you've already done the right thing (that is,

UK and Australia are monitoring their domains with Have I Been Pwned

A lot of people have used Troy Hunt's Have I Been Pwned to see if their email addresses are attached to any services that have experienced data breaches. Large organizations can also use it to search
1Password Adds Password Checker Pwned Passwords

1Password Adds Password Checker Pwned Passwords

Anyone aware of the poor track record companies like Equifax or Kickstarter have when dealing with sensitive information is probably curious as to the strength of their passwords. Passwords made via
Firefox will soon flag sites that have been hacked

Firefox will soon flag sites that have been hacked

Firefox is having a good run right now, having just released its much speedier and better-looking Quantum browser. It's now working on a new feature that security fans are bound to like: It will warn
This Is Why You’ve Been Getting So Much Spam

This Is Why You’ve Been Getting So Much Spam

You may be in this spammer's trove of 711 million target email addresses. Here's how to find out.
This Is Why You’ve Been Getting So Much Spam

This Is Why You’ve Been Getting So Much Spam

You may be in this spammer's trove of 711 million target email addresses. Here's how to find out.