Hackers Make Huge Haul

By Steve Handelsman

Published 08/06 2014 04:03PM

Updated 08/06 2014 04:11PM

(NBC News) A Russian crime ring has stolen 1.2 billion internet user names and passwords. 

It's not clear what the hackers will do with all the private information, but experts warn you should change your passwords now, and frequently.

The breach was revealed by Hold Security. Their experts say the hackers pushed spying programs to computers around the globe, then harvested login information.

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