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A new data breach of humongous proportions has just been made public

Diana Eidson

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Jan 16, 2019
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Attention Automotive Industry peeps:, We are talking astronomical numbers. This data set has been labeled as a "Collection#1" and it consists of:
Email addresses and passwords totaling 2,692,818,238 rows
1,160,253,228 unique combinations of email addresses and passwords.
Unique email addresses totaled 772,904,991
there are 21,222,975 unique passwords..

What can you do?

Do not reuse passwords. Use unique passwords, especially for financial accounts.

Use a password manager.

If you don’t want to use a password manager, create passwords you will remember, like your favorite line from a movie, poem or book. The longer the better.

Don’t share your passwords with anyone, not even your closest friends or relatives, because they can become a point of attack and exposure.

If you think your identity has been compromised, change your passwords immediately.
 
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Diana Eidson

Smashing Bugs
Jan 16, 2019
31
10
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Diana
It's probably a good idea to update passwords. Check out this content, REMOVED and a regular Dark Web Scan is highly recommended
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Diana Eidson

Smashing Bugs
Jan 16, 2019
31
10
First Name
Diana
What can you do?

1. Do not reuse passwords. Use unique passwords, especially for financial accounts.

2. Use a password manager.

3. If you don’t want to use a password manager, create passwords you will remember, like your favorite line from a movie, poem or book. The longer the better.

4. Don’t share your passwords with anyone, not even your closest friends or relatives, because they can become a point of attack and exposure.

If you think your identity has been compromised, change your passwords immediately.
If you would you like to connect to discuss, feel free to reach out [email protected]
 
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Diana Eidson

Smashing Bugs
Jan 16, 2019
31
10
First Name
Diana
I am not sure how informing members of a data breach categorizes me as full of shit. You can google it if you'd like. I work for an IT company, we inform our members of alerts like this on a regular basis.
 
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