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2 million stolen login credentials discovered for Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Twitter, other sites

Antone Gonsalves | Dec. 6, 2013
Almost 2 million stolen website and email login credentials were found on a botnet command-and-control server, with most of the compromised accounts belonging to Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter, LinkedIn and other popular services.

In addition, companies need to be diligent in keeping browser plugins, such as Java and Adobe Flash and Acrobat, up to date with the latest patches, Miller said. Anti-virus software is useful in detecting malware, as well as network-monitoring software that can spot unusual traffic between an office computer and a remote server.

 

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