Huge Serious Breach of Email Addresses

2019, Breaches, January

Who: Collection #1 data breach

# of Accounts Breached: 772,904,991

What was affected: Email addresses and passwords

How it happened: “Collection #1 data breach” is made up of data stolen from numerous different data breaches. In all, there are 1.16 billion unique combinations of email addresses and passwords in the data set, totaling 772,904,991 different unique email addresses.