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Researcher publishes 10 million usernames and passwords

2015/02/10

Securityweek - (International) A researcher released 10 million username/password combinations that he collected over the years in an attempt to advance research and make authentication more secure. The researcher asserted that most combinations were dated and had been scrubbed of all identifying and compromising information.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/researcher-publishes-10-million-usernames-and-passwords

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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