According to reports, a Russian cyber criminal has leaked over 272 million credentials, including many from popular webmail services. However, so far none of the companies have validated that the leaked credentials work today. Watch my video below to learn what I think, and what you can do to protect yourself.
(Episode Runtime: 3:34)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Icgdapc2uw
- Article on massive webmail credential leak – Reuters
- Researchers’ blog post on the massive webmail credential leak – Hold Security
- My old blog post on Hold Security’s 1B leaked record claim – WatchGuard Blog
- May 5th is World Password Day – PasswordDay.org