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1.4 billion plain-text leaked passwords found circulating online

Guilherme Gondim


4iQ discovered a single file with a database of 1.4 billion clear text credentials – the largest aggregate database found to date.

The 41GB dump was found on 5th December 2017 in an underground community forum. The database was recently updated with the last set of data inserted on 11/29/2017. The total amount of credentials (usernames/clear text password pairs) is 1,400,553,869.