Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion passwords

Russian criminals have stolen 1.2 billion Internet user names and passwords, amassing what could be the largest collection of stolen digital
credentials in history, a respected security firm said Tuesday.

Hold Security founder Alex Holden told CNNMoney that the trove includes credentials gathered from over 420,000 websites — both smaller sites as well
as “household names.” The criminals didn’t breach any major email providers, he said.

Russian criminals steal 1.2 billion
passwords

How does this keep happening? Will we ever be safe from these criminals?

First the Target breach and others, and now this.

Are you guys going to start changing passwords tonight?

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