Ten million e-mail passwords leaked in Brazil

Among the Brazilian credentials are more than 70,00 passwords from the federal government such as of e-mails from the Chamber of Deputies the Federal Supreme Court (STF).

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - More than 10 million Brazilians' e-mail passwords have been disclosed on the internet in a 3.2 billion global leak that occurred in early February.

Among the Brazilian credentials are more than 70,00 passwords from government institutions or companies, such as the Chamber of Deputies, the Federal Supreme Court (STF) and Petrobras. The figures were collected after an exclusive study for the newspaper O Estado de S. Paulo by Syhunt, a cybersecurity company.

The leak occurred in early February and contains 3.28 billion passwords for about 2.18 billion individual email addresses. The . . .

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