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Hackers Are Passing Around a Megaleak of 2.2 Billion Records

Two weeks ago, news broke of a massive data leak in which nearly 773 million records where exposed. As it turns out, that data set, dubbed Collection #1, was only one part of a much larger collection of compromised records from multiple data breaches.

Security researchers have found an enormous database labeled Collections #2–5 containing around 2.2 billion unique records, making it about three times larger than Collection #1. The immense leak represents the largest data breach ever. Security research warn that cybercriminals are currently distributing the data through BitTorrent clients.

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