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Report: Russian hackers stole 1.2B usernames, passwords

A published report says Russian hackers stole 1.2

A published report says Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites. (August 6, 2014 6:36 PM)

A published report says Russian hackers stole 1.2 billion usernames and passwords in a series of Internet heists affecting 420,000 websites.

The New York Times says the thievery was uncovered by Hold Security, a Milwaukee firm that has a history of sifting out online security breaches.

Officials say a Russian crime gang, nicknamed CyberVor, is the group responsible for what could be...

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