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Hackers Steal Swedish Bloggers' Passwords in Massive Security Breach

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Login credentials for tens of thousands of people were recently stolen in a massive data breach.

"According to a report from The Local, a Sweden-based, English language news publication, a popular Swedish blogging platform, Bloggtoppen, was hacked with login information for around 60 Web sites hosted on that platform - an estimated 90,000 account passwords - made public via the Twitter account of a 23 year-old Swedish Parliamentarian, William Petzail," writes Threatpost's Brian Donohue.

"Local reports note that prominent journalists and members of Sweden’s Liberal Party were exposed in the leak," Donohue writes.

Go to "Biggest Hack in Swedish History Affects Politicians, Journalists Among Others" to read the details.

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