Hackers Stole Nearly 26 Million User Login Credentials for Sites Like Amazon, Google, Facebook

A hacker in China on Aug. 4, 2020. (Nicolas Asfouri/AFP via Getty Images)
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Hackers using a custom Trojan-type malware stole nearly 26 million login credentials—emails or usernames and associated passwords—from almost a million websites over a two year period, including from such namesakes as Amazon, Facebook, and Twitter, according to cybersecurity provider NordLocker. The malware infiltrated over 3 million Windows-based computers between 2018 and 2020, with the cyber intruders making off with around 1.2 terabytes of persona
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