Date: 9 months ago   Category: Internet

The huge storage of millions of flowed-away passwords is revealed


The huge base of e-mail addresses and passwords from them is found in open access. The Australian researcher of safety Troy Hunt in the blog reports about it. According to the expert, the text files found him with the user data contained nearly 42 million accounts in not encrypted form. Documents have been loaded on a free anonymous hosting of kayo.moe. Hunt has noted that the sheaves found by him the address password usually are used in the attacks under the name credential stuffing — hackers form lists with the stolen user data from one sources, and then use them for breaking of accounts in other various online services. This way works in case the victims use the same password everywhere. The expert has said that he couldn't find out from where all these data have been stolen. He also has suggested users to check on the website haveibeenpwned.com whether their passwords have ever been compromised by hackers. Besides, Hunt has advised to use different passwords for each online service. Earlier experts in the field of cyber security have said that the most dangerous botnets Mirai and Gafgyt have updated tools for attack to large corporate networks. Creators have added new codes for exploits of old vulnerabilities. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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