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[10 Sep 2014 | 4 Comments | ]
50 Lakh Gmail Account Hacked And Password To Public View??

Recently everyone heard that 5 million Gmail accounts are hacked by Russian hackers. I’ve gone through all the hacked account & passwords and done a few hours research. Finally my verdict is clear that this database isn’t from Gmail servers. Looks like the “dump” of emails and passwords wasn’t from any kind of leak in Gmail itself, but was likely harvested from “other sources” over time — smaller hacked sites, for instance, or malware on users’ own computers. Since many people reuse emails and passwords on other sites, such lists …