2 million Facebook, Gmail, Twitter etc passwords stolen in hack

http://money.cnn.com/2013/12/04/technology/security/passwords-stolen/index.html

In a massive hack 2 million passwords were stolen off of various websites. The virus was capturing log-in credentials for key websites over the past month and sending the information to a server controlled by the hackers. Trustwave notified the companies of the breaches but they don’t know how the virus got onto so many personal computers. It is scary to think how easy it is for hackers to get that many log-ons in a months period without notice. Trustwave was most worried about ADP because the hackers could potentially mess with companies pay-roll. I think we underestimate how easy it is for hackers to get private information and we should take higher precautions with security on our personal computers.

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2 Responses to 2 million Facebook, Gmail, Twitter etc passwords stolen in hack

  1. This just acts as a friendly reminder to change your passwords often, and to not use the same password for all of your online accounts.

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