A security firm in Tokyo found email addresses and passwords that were stolen from websites across the globe. Three thousand unique websites that had less than average security led to the information being accessed. Smaller businesses that are susceptible to information being stolen were the owners of these domains. Out of the 2.7 billion matching email and password pairs, 20 million of them were from Japan. It is suspected that the data is selling for a fair price on the Darkweb mark forums and the files were believed to have been seen through overseas file-sharing services sometime in January.
By Akshay Rohatgi and Randy Pargman About this Student Research Project Binary Defense’s mission is