Exploit.In  – Oct 13, 2016

On  Oct 13, 2016  attack happened.  A huge list of email address and password pairs appeared in a “combo list” referred to as “Exploit.In”. The list contained 593 million unique email addresses, many with multiple different passwords hacked from various online systems. The list was broadly circulated and used for “credential stuffing”, that is attackers employ it in an attempt to identify other online systems where the account owner had reused their password. For detailed background on this incident, read Password reuse, credential stuffing and another billion records in Have I Been Pwned.  On   May 06, 2017   only breach discovered.

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Oct 13 2021

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