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|Personal Credentials of Billions Discovered For Sale on Black Market Websites|
| 3:42 pm on Feb 26, 2014 (gmt 0)|
This kind of thing reminds me I should change passwords on a regular basis.
|Hide Security said it had also found 1.25 billion email addresses without passwords. |
|It is unknown where the credentials, which were found in the past three weeks, came from - but the company said they included major email providers. |
Experts said that the batch was exceptionally large in size. "It is Godzilla-sized, it is a monster," said online security consultant Graham Cluley.
He added: "There may be some duplicates but, even so, it sounds like a complete treasure trove for cybercriminals."
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