Massive Data Leak Reveals 26 Billion Account Records were Stolen from Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat, and Venmo

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Cyber experts are calling it the “Mother of all Breaches.” Over 26 billion account records were stolen from many popular sites, including LinkedIn, Venmo, Snapchat, Doordash, Canva, Dropbox and Twitter. The breach affects various government organizations worldwide, including the US government. The massive leak includes login credentials and other sensitive information. The concern is that the stolen data could lead to a wave of cybercrime. Cybersecurity expert Bob Dyachenko told the New York Post that “criminals could leverage the data for identity theft, sophisticated phishing schemes, and access to personal and sensitive accounts.” According to Cybernews, “the scale of the leak’s impact is likely to be unprecedented.”

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