2M Passwords For Facebook, Twitter And Others Stolen In Massive Data Breach

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According to a report in ReadWrite:

Have a Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or Yahoo account?  If so, you might want to change your password, stat. According to cybersecurity firm Trustwave, hackers using a nasty piece of work called the Pony Botnet Controller have stolen usernames and passwords for nearly two million accounts. The firm determined that a malicious keylogger installed on users’ computers was to blame. 

In addition, CNN reported that the accounts hacked were:

  • 318,000 Facebook accounts
  • 70,000 Gmail, Google+ and YouTube accounts
  • 60,000 Yahoo accounts
  • 22,000 Twitter accounts
  • 9,000 Odnoklassniki accounts 
  • 8,000 ADP accounts (ADP says it counted 2,400)
  • 8,000 LinkedIn accounts

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