33 Million Plaintext Passwords Stolen From QIP.ru Instant Messaging Service

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

Hackers have stolen over 33 million user records from QIP.ru, an instant messaging service used predominantly in Russia.

Softpedia received a sample of the data from HEROIC, a cybersecurity startup that protects users from hackers and cyber threats.

The company claims to have received the data from a hacker using the Jabber ID [email protected] This hacker is the same source of the recent Last.fm and Rambler.ru breaches.

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