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Five unanswered questions about massive Russian hacker database

By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service | August 6th, 2014 There’s still much that’s unclear about Tuesday’s revelation that a small group of hackers in Russia have amassed a database of 1.2 billion stolen user IDs and passwords. The company that disclosed the incident, Hold Security, didn’t offer any fresh information Wednesday, but here are …

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Massive Russian hack has researchers scratching their heads

By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service | August 6th, 2014 Many questions remain after a security company said it had uncovered a huge database of stolen online credentials. Don’t worry, you’re not the only one with more questions than answers about the 1.2 billion user credentials amassed by Russian hackers. Some security researchers on Wednesday …

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DATA BREACH Russian hackers amass 1.2B stolen Web credentials

By Martyn Williams, IDG News Service | August 5th, 2014 The hackers collected data on a massive scale, ‘so it affects absolutely everybody,’ security firm says. Criminals in Russia have amassed a huge database of 1.2 billion stolen user names and passwords and half a billion email addresses, a U.S.-based Internet security company said Wednesday. …

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