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711 Million Email Addresses Compromised by Onliner Spambot


Another day, another security breach. Yet, the Onliner Spambot dump is slightly different to others: it contains over 700 million email addresses and passwords. As such, it is the largest leak to date.

An unknown hacker has gathered up to 711 million email accounts stored on an “open and accessible” server in the Netherlands, ZDNet reports. The server contains passwords to both email addresses and servers which are apparently being used to send large amounts of spam through legitimate accounts, thereby bypassing filters.

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How to Remove the Cross-Platform Facebook Messenger Malware

Facebook virus is a commonly used term by users who get infected with “virus” (as they usually describe deceptive online activity) while browsing the social network. Such types of infections usually include a clickbait picture or a link, or a notification with a tricky phrase. The idea of presenting such content is to make users feel curious and click on it.
The result is the presence of severe malicious issues on the Facebook profile and sometimes PC malware intrusions. 

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