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Mystery database left open turns out to be at heart of a huge Groupon ticket fraud ring

Roland6 Silver badge

Re: Fake accounts? You sure?

>Even more curious, when the team tried to track down the owners of the exposed email addresses, they got few responses, indicating the vast majority were fake accounts.

I wonder if the team tried them against Troy Hunt's Have I Been Pwned DB.

Certainly, this adds a new dimension to Have I Been Pwned, a DB of known fake email addresses and associated passwords that have been used by criminals...

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