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Hacker selling over 272 million webmail passwords for $1? Don’t panic

Hold Security has once again received a huge amount of publicity, and hyperbolic headlines have been written.

But do we know that there’s anything to worry about?

Security firm that revealed “billion password” breach demands $120 before it will say if you’re a victim

“We will never ask for your password. Please enter your password”.

So says Hold Security after telling the world about huge stash of credentials found in hands of CyberVor gang.


CyberVor hacking gang steals 1.2 billion usernames and passwords

Somewhere in a small city in south central Russia, a group of men in their twenties have got away with what some are describing as one of the biggest cyber-heists in history.

Read more in my article on the We Live Security blog.