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Account Credentials Hacked from Rambler.ru are now Publicly Open

According to LeakedSource, 98m account credentials from Rambler.ru are publicly open 4 years after hackers compromised the Facebook version of Russia during 2012. An individual who revealed the account credentials to the service notifying about breaches had published Last.fm database previously this September.

Records hacked from Rambler.ru are now on LeakedSource's database. They include passwords (saved as plaintext), usernames (that are also the e-mail ids), ICQ account number, as well as other internal information.

LeakedSource the breach cache website has disclosed that the hack happened years ago in 2012 on February 17. Apparently, it has not been reported during the ensuing time until on September 5, 2016. The breach shows hackers' considerable win in hijacking Russian accounts.

The alleged 'mega-hacks' since the aforementioned time-period that also includes VK.com the social media website in Russia from where a likewise volume of credentials was compromised keep on increasing. More instances lately of unprecedented leaks that are yet exploitable are against Yahoo, MySpace, LinkedIn and Dropbox. Ibtimes.co.uk posted this, September 6, 2016.

For confirming the hacked data, LeakedSource sought assistance of many media entities, including Softpedia. But because not everyone knew the Russian language; LeakedSource sought assistance from Russia's regional media.

It was found that in addition to leakage of passwords constructed in plain-text, another most often constructed password was "asdasd" and following that another highly used password was "asdasd123" an altered form of the earlier. And as predicted, the third most constructed and applied password was "123456." These passwords were found to be used within certain website which's well known for the e-mail client it includes, just as Yahoo Mail included in Yahoo.com.

Ever-since these mega leaks, almost each of them has gotten posted online for sale via different underground marketplaces. The latest is when 'Doubleflag" a vendor on the Internet posted certain hacks executed on BitcoinTalk, uTorrent and Dropbox websites to the shady regions of the Web that anybody can now buy.

The entire Rambler.ru repository of data-leak is within LeakedSource's searchable database. Before this the company got databases that several other services provided it while it expects more mega hacks during future weeks.

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