Files With 42 Million Emails and Passwords Found On Free Hosting Service

Ionut Ilascu reports:

A huge database with email addresses, passwords in clear text, and partial credit card data has been uploaded to a free, public hosting service.

The operator of the sharing service sent the set to Troy Hunt, Australian security researcher and creator of the Have I Been Pwned data breach index site, to compare it and check whether it was the result of an unknown data breach.

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