More than 770 million email addresses - with passwords - dumped online

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More than 770 million email addresses - with passwords - dumped online

Collection #1, originally posted in December, contains 140 million email addresses that haven't been seen in security breaches before

Security researcher Troy Hunt has released what would appear to be the largest breach of personal data in history: an 87GB folder, dubbed Collection #1, containing almost 773 million unique email a...

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