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Q&A on the Reported Theft of 1.2B Email Accounts

August 6, 2014

My phone and email have been flooded with requests from various media outlets over the past 12 hours since security consultancy Hold Security dropped the news that a Russian gang has stolen more than a billion email account credentials. Rather than respond to each of them in turn, allow me to add a bit of perspective here in the most direct way possible: The Q&A.