“Nearly 5 million usernames and passwords appear to have been published on a Russian Bitcoin forum,” Patrick Howell O’Neill reports for The Daily Dot.
“The database of usernames and passwords, which was first reported by CNews, was posted on Tuesday evening to btcsec.com, a Russian-language Bitcoin security forum. The publisher, named tvskit, posted the following screenshot of the database, claiming that over 60 percent of the passwords were valid and working,” O’Neill reports. “The file contains information on English-, Russian-, and Spanish-speaking users of Google services, such as Gmail and Google Plus.”
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MacDailyNews Take: 5 million users vs. 100 celebrities. Let’s see which one generates the most media coverage.