711 million emails leaked by spambot: Here's how to check if you're vulnerable - The Daily Dot

A cybersecurity researcher who goes by “Benkow” discovered a spambot that can target 711 million email addresses. Troy Hunt, head of “Have I Been Pwned” (HIBP), a site that'll show you if your email or username has been exposed by a security breach, ...

711 Million Email Addresses Exposed: How To Defend Your Info - NewsFactor Network

A spambot called Onliner has apparently assembled a massive amount of data that includes 711 million email addresses and, in at least some cases, passwords as well. First spotted last week by a malware researcher who blogs under the name "benkow_," ...

711 Million Email Addresses Compromised by Onliner Spambot - MakeUseOf

Another day, another security breach. Yet, the Onliner Spambot dump is slightly different to others: it contains over 700 million email addresses and passwords. As such, it is the largest leak to date.

This Is Why You've Been Getting So Much Spam - Fortune

Spammers use armies of compromised computers and online accounts to disseminate malware, phishing lures, password-stealing webpages, knockoff drug ads, and social engineering attacks to prospective victims. Every additional infection or hijacked ...

Change Your Passwords, Because We've Just Seen The Largest Dump Of 711 Million Email Addresses - Indiatimes.com

Cybersecurity experts have discovered what could be the largest data dump in history, with millions of email addresses and passwords uncovered as part of a spam list spanning countries across the world. First discovered by Paris-based security ...

711 Million Email Addresses Exposed: How to Protect Yourself - Tom's Guide

Typically, your spam folder catches a lot of the malware-infected crud sent by the mischievous ne'er-do-wells from the darker corners of the internet. Unfortunately, a newly discovered attack has targeted more than 711 million email accounts ...

711 million email accounts susceptible to new spambot - The Verge

A new spambot called Onliner has been discovered which can bypass spam filters and target 711 million email addresses, as noted by ZDNet. Onliner is used to send the banking malware Ursnif to vulnerable Windows computers. The trojan then steals ...