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Over 500 million leaked logins hit the web in new master list

At this point, it seems like every single big-name company with a web presence has been hacked at least once, and while archives of usernames and passwords pop up and create a scare from time to time, it's easy to forget that those lists live on forever online. Now, a security researcher has spotted an absolutely massive "combo list" of logins that includes over 500 million login credentials gathered from a number of known leaks, and it's yet another reminder to change your usernames and passwords as often as possible.
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