The Biggest Data Breaches Of 2012 (So Far)


Finding love can be difficult for some of us. And for those of us in that category, why not pretend to be somebody else entirely? Our next stop in this cavalcade of password breaches involves dating site, eHarmony. Earlier this month, the company acknowledged that "a small fraction" of its user passwords had been compromised. In this case, the small fraction reportedly involved 1.5 million hashed passwords. But given the monster-size database that eHarmony must have, that might actually be a small fraction.

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