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Breaking News! 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach!

January 21, 2019

Breaking News! 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach!

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On Today’s podcast, we'll discuss the latest monster data breach as detailed on Wired.com and discuss various ways to safeguard your identity, your email accounts, and passwords. 

Source: Wired.com

There are breaches, and there are mega breaches, and there’s Equifax. But a newly revealed trove of leaked data tops them all for sheer volume: 772,904,991 unique email addresses, over 21 million unique passwords, all recently posted to a hacking forum.

The data set was first reported by security researcher Troy Hunt, who maintains Have I Been Pwned, a way to search whether your own email or password has been compromised by a breach at any point. (Trick question: It has.) The so-called Collection #1 is the largest breach in Hunt's menagerie, and it’s not particularly close. Download the Podcast for more information!

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