Update: After Collection 1, the Collections #2-5 data dump has made its way to the Interweb. Carrying unimaginable 2.2 billion usernames and associated passwords, the new data dump is claimed to include 845GB of stolen data, including as many as 25 billion records.
Stop anything you planned for today, this is very important.
You need to change all your passwords now.
There has been a huge data dump of nearly 1.1 billion passwords and emails, so let that sink in, more than 110 Crore Email and passwords have been leaked. The leaked data is called “Collection #1”
First made public by security consultant Troy Hunt, the data dump comes from different sources – perhaps more than 2,000 sources – and amounts to 87GB of data in total.There is a pretty good chance that these emails are used for creating accounts at Facebook, Instagram, Flipkart, Amazon, Paytm, Paypal and nearly on any website.So we strongly urge to change your passwords now, and create a strong password, and remember never use a single password for all your accounts. To know whether your email and password have been breached or not in this data, visit https://haveibeenpwned.com/and enter your email id.
Recommendations while creating/changing password:
While creating/changing password, don’t use any dictionary word or don’t use anything that can be pronounced, your name, mobile number, wife/husband name none of those are recommended. And please don’t use P@ssword as your password.A Strong password should have A upper case, lower case, a symbol, and a number. We recommend setting step authentication for all your online accounts, and create a strong password using this link.
Now go ahead and change your password now.
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