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Data leak exposes 773 million email addresses and 21 million passwords


The data dump Hunt dubs “Collection #1” has over 12,000 separate files and is more than 87GB in size. — Reuters

The data dump Hunt dubs “Collection #1” has over 12,000 separate files and is more than 87GB in size. — Reuters

A collection of files containing around 773 million unique email addresses and 21 million unique passwords was leaked on the Mega Cloud service, claims security researcher Troy Hunt.

However, the massive collection has since been removed from the platform. According to Hunt, the data dump he dubs “Collection #1”, includes over 12,000 separate files and is more than 87GB in size.

Cybersecurity , Data Breach , Cyberattack

   

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