Hundreds of millions of email addresses compromised in data breach


(WIVB) – A massive data breach has been uncovered, and it’s compromised hundreds of millions of email addresses.

Millions of unique passwords have also been jeopardized and posted to a hacking forum.

This was first reported by security researcher Troy Hunt.

Hunt says that it’s difficult to see where the hack started, but it could’ve come from more than 2,000 leaked databases.

According to, this type of breach has happened before, but never on this scale.

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