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Hackers capture 2 million Facebook, Google, Yahoo passwords

 
Hackers capture 2 million Facebook, Google, Yahoo passwords
Posted December 5th, 2013 @ 11:47am by Matt Cantor, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Some 2 million user credentials for Facebook and other top services have appeared on a Russian-language website, likely thanks to malware installed on users' computers, experts tell the BBC.

They believe a crime ring was probably behind the dump, which claimed to include 318,121 Facebook usernames and passwords, along with login details for users of Google, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Russian sites.

"We don't know how many of these details still work," says a security researcher.

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