• @elvith@feddit.de
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    4 months ago

    Ah, another of these articles…

    Let’s just quote the last part of Troy Hunt’s (the guy running Have I Been Pwned?) Twitter Thread regarding this breach

    This reporting is just getting stupid: “Big brands caught in ‘mother of all breaches’”. These are breaches that date back as far as more than a decade (Adobe), and they’re now in a news headline despite them already being so broadly distributed.

  • @brygphilomena@lemmy.world
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    54 months ago

    This seems rather pointless news. It’s a compilation of other leaks. We’ll keep seeing things like this as more breaches are combined with this one.

    There are a lot of data breaches out there, but news like this is just noise.

    • BrikoXOPM
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      14 months ago

      You are not wrong. I mostly posted this as they have an easily searchable list of all the sites affected.

  • Sibbo
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    24 months ago

    There are less than 10 billion humans in existence. So this number seems clickbait. After all, these could just be location information of a few persons with per-second accuracy. Much less bad than leaking for example the disease record of an entire country.

    • Blaster M
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      4 months ago

      Many people have multiple accounts, and if they are compartmentalized right, they won’t have aggregation, so the number might not be as farfetched.