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2 Million Stolen Facebook, Google and Yahoo Passwords Posted Online

     
4:11 pm on Dec 4, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Keyloggers and botnets are the suspected culprits.

More than two million stolen passwords used for sites such as Facebook, Google and Yahoo and other web services have been posted online.

The details had probably been uploaded by a criminal gang, security experts said.

It is suspected the data was taken from computers infected with malicious software that logged key presses.

It is not known how old the details are - but the experts warned that even out-dated information posed a risk.2 Million Stolen Facebook, Google and Yahoo Passwords Posted Online [bbc.co.uk]
 

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