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Passwords for more than 5-lakh internet connected devices leaked on dark web

Nabanita Dutta

News Editor

A hacker has leaked usernames and passwords of more than 5-lakh servers, routers and devices connected to the internet. The information is available on the Dark web and can be used to install malware on the internet connected devices. Hackers scan the internet to build bot lists and then use them to connect to the devices and install malware. The list has been published online by the maintainer of a DDoS botnet operator.