Hack Brief: An Astonishing 773 Million Records Exposed in Monster Breach

There are breaches, and there are megabreaches, 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. Full story from Wired™

To protect yourself as much as possible set a routine for not only changing your passwords to all you accounts but using better passwords.

Further reading: What’s Wrong With Your Pa$$word? How to change your email password.

Check here to see of your account has been compromised: Have I Been Pwned

As always, be aware and click safe!

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