Troy Hunt, creator of the Have I Been Pwned? tool, wrote a blog post about the latest data breach called Collection 1.
Let’s start with the raw numbers because that’s the headline, then I’ll drill down into where it’s from and what it’s composed of. Collection #1 is a set of email addresses and passwords totaling 2,692,818,238 rows.It’s made up of many different individual data breaches from literally thousands of different sources.
To find out if your account credentials were leaked, visit haveibeenpwned.com.
Voipo CEO Timothy Dick said the company found no evidence in logs or on its network that a data breach happened.
A data breach tool called have i been pwned? is an app and website that helps you find out if your information was included in data breaches. It’s easy to use, just enter your email address. Have I been pwned? allows you to search across multiple data breaches to see if your personal data was compromised by any of the big hacks on record. The app includes no or automatic collecting of private data, searching among published databases and so-called pastes, getting real-time updated by receiving push notifications when new breaches happen, and information behind certain hacks, provided with relevant links to more information. The app has also been provided as open source software, found at GitHub. App Store: Free
We’ve seen data breaches happening left and right lately, and someone should tell Silicon Valley that getting hacked isn’t a competition.
In a blog post the company announced that it discovered the breach on Friday. Here is the information that was compromised.
The United Nations data breach leaked passwords and other sensitive data to the entire internet via productivity app called Trello.
mSpy is an iPhone spyware company that makes software used by parents and others to snoop on iPhone usage, and it suffered a data breach.
Kromtech said the user data was exposed—rather than hacked—most likely by misconfiguration of a MongoDB database.