According to a source from CyberNews, this is the largest password data file ever leaked. They were posted on a popular hacker forum, one user of the forum posted a huge TXT file with more than 100GB, containing 8.4 billion passwords. Many people think that they are probably a combination of previous leaks and data breaches.|According to the post’s author, all passwords included in the leak were between 6-20 characters long, with non-ASCII characters and whitespace removed. The hacker also claimed that the set contained more than 82 billion passwords, however, after running a test, Cybernews found that the actual number turned out to be nearly ten times lower – at 8,459,060.239:|The name of this composite file has been named “RockYou2021” by the forum uploader, presumably in reference to the infamous RockYou data leak in 2009, when threats broke into the server. of the social app website and got more than 32 million user accounts and passwords stored in plain text.|With a huge file of password data, this leak can be attributed to aggregating from many sources, many previous leaks, it was compared to the “Compilation of Multiple Breach” (COMB) and also This is the biggest data leak ever. It includes the recent leak of 3.2 billion email and password pairs from companies like Netflix and LinkedIn.|Anyway, the leak of 8.4 billion passwords which is almost 3 times higher than the previous collection of leaked data is of concern. Considering the fact that only about 4.7 billion people are online, the RockYou2021 data file is likely to include the passwords of the entire global online population and is even nearly twice as high.