Users around the world should probably change passwords right now, as a spambot was discovered to have compromised over 700 million email accounts.
A spambot dubbed Onliner was discovered by a Paris-based security researcher, known only as Benkow, to have ensnared 711 million email accounts.
According to Benkow, Onliner has led to over 100,000 unique infections of Ursnif, which steals data such as login credentials and credit card information.
In a blog post by Benkow further detailing the spambot, he noted that the emails that it sends appear nothing out of the ordinary.
According to Australian cybersecurity expert Troy Hunt, the operator of the website Have I Been Pwned, the set of compromised email accounts from Onliner is the biggest one that he had ever loaded into HIBP.
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