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Data hoarding site represents the dark side of data breach monitoring

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Sep 20, 2016.

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    A site that's been warning the public about data breaches might actually be doing more harm than good.

    Enter LeakedSource, a giant repository online that can potentially make hacking easier. Your email address and the associated Internet accounts -- including the passwords -- is probably in it.

    In fact, the giant repository is made up of stolen databases taken from LinkedIn, Myspace, Dropbox, and thousands of other sites. It bills itself as a data breach monitoring site and for months now, it's been collecting details on hacks, both old and new, and alerting the media about them.

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