Collection #2-5: second bigger data dumps in this year

It’s just a beginning of year 2019, Collection #2-5 is second record-breaking data dumps has recorded after the Collection #1. The latter one that was discovered by troy Hunt in January consisted of approximately 773 million unique IDs and 21 million unique passwords. The second and even larger data dumps referred to as Collection #2-5 was reported by German security website Heise in this very month. It consists of 2,692,818,238 records spreads across 12,000 files and is 845 GB in size. Data containing the old leaks According to Security researchers at wired researches report, the most of the stolen data appears to originate from previous data theft including the breaches of Yahoo, Linkedin and Dropbox.  Hasso Plattner Institude, another researchers Team created an Info Leak Checker to enables users to check whether their data have been included in Collection #2-5. According to him, 750 million of the credential weren’t previously Read more