Russian Hacker has stolen 1.2 billion login details on about 420,000 websites this was the largest collection of stolen internet credentials.
This breach was discovered by Wisconsin-based information security company Hold security and reported by New York Times
Alex Holden, founder of the company told the newspaper that most of the sites invaded by hackers remain vulnerable to attacks. Apart from stealing passwords, criminals also accessed 500 millions e-mail, which could help them to perform other invasions.
“Hackers did not just target US. companies, they targeted any websites they could get, ranging from Fortune 500 companies to very small websites,” said Alex Holden, the founder and chief security officer of hold Security .”And most of these sites are still vulnerable.”
The Security experts, such invasions put into question the methods used by large and small companies to protect the information of its customers. At the same time cyber criminals will continue to steal the data of the users if the companies do no become more vigilant
Suggested :- We Kindly request you people to take this Data Breach seriously and change your passwords for each websites and check you accounts for any suspicious behaviour
Weabites Owner :- Kindly Install Firewall and Harden your website against SQL injections and make sure users data are safe