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Introduction and major security which have been breaches: The news published on The Guardian entitled “largest collection ever of breached data found” on Friday 18 th January 2019 written by Alex Hern. The news is about hacking of large number email and password. Troy, the security researcher, found 87GB data dump. There were 1,160,253,228 email address and password which were unique combination were collected as they have been hacked and 21,222,975 unique passwords have been hacked. Those hacked email address and password were shared within the hacker’s group. Hackers hacked 350m accounts from Myspace and 164m were LinkedIn accounts. However, there were about 140m email addresses which might have come from unreported data crack. Cybersecurity expert Jake Moore said that many of us don’t use password manager for every service (Hern 2019). In short, large number of email address and password have been breached by hackers and shared a mong the hacker’s group. This news suggest that we can use some password managing application which helps to create random password to different services and apps. However, it
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