Items tagged with Gmail passwords

Every year it seems like hackers are breaking into websites and online services to get at everyone’s personal and credit card information. Kickstarter and Forbes were just some of the websites attacked, causing users to change their passwords. The latest occurrence revolves around five million Gmail addresses and passwords showing up on a Russian Bitcoin forum. The Gmail addresses and passwords were procured by Russian hackers, but there is some good news. It appears that the data is old and possibly originates from multiple data breaches, claims one security firm. In addition, the data seems to have been acquired from other sites that allow users to sign in with Gmail rather than retrieving... Read more...