A massive trove of 773 Million records have leaked in one of the biggest single data breaches ever to go public. The leak includes 2.7 billion rows (2,692,818,238 rows to be exact) of emails and passwords made up of many different individual data breaches from thousands of different sources. The hack was first reported by security rexpert Troy Hunt who created and runs Have I Been Pwned?, a free resource for anyone to check if their online security or credentials have been compromised. The massive data breach which hunt has termed ‘Collection #1’ includes 772,904,991 unique email addresses and 21,222,975 unique passwords. This, after Hunt cleaned up the data dump to make sense of it.
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