Hackers steal Facebook, Gmail, Passwords

Posted on: 1:41 pm, December 6, 2013, by and


Two million Facebook, G-Mail and Twitter passwords were stolen as part of a massive computer hack.

Researchers at cyber security firm trust wave say the data breach was a result of malware installed on computers worldwide.

The virus captured login credentials for some 93-thousand website over the past month.

The info was tracked down to at least one server in the Netherlands controlled by the thieves.

Analysts suggest computer users update their anti-virus software and download the latest versions of internet browsers to help secure data.