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Zillions of usernames and SHA-1 hashed passwords for accounts on social networking relic MySpace have been swiped from the site's databases and leaked online, apparently. LeakedSource claims that it has obtained records for hundreds of millions of accounts from someone called Tessa88@exploit.im. The passwords have not been …

  1. Dadmin
    Pint

    Which is equivalent to...

    These are completely ==:

    "HEY, GUYS! I just broke into a myspace.com and got the password DB!"

    "HEY, GUYS! I just broke into a dumpster and got some way-cool free half-eaten muffins!"

    Good for you! :)

    1. theblackhand

      Re: Which is equivalent to...

      Or... It's a last gasp at free publicity before MySpace finally disappears...

  2. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Impressive, that's a lot of 6+ year old passwords. What next Geocities?

    1. Anonymous Coward
      Anonymous Coward

      Methinks

      AOL user accounts are next.... followed by Friendster..... that's where the real gold is.

      1. a_yank_lurker Silver badge

        Re: Methinks

        Forgot Geocities

  3. Mage Silver badge
    Unhappy

    Age is irrelvant.

    So many people use same email / password for everything and forever.

  4. Huns n Hoses

    ...

    Meh

  5. Sebastian A
    Joke

    Argh!

    But I reused my MySpace password for both ICQ and Homestead! Now I have to change them as well!

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